De Partizanen

Theu Boermans Television drama - 1995 - 70 min.

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Three-part television series inspired by the curious events in the forests of North Limburg during the war. With liberation in sight, a resistance group captured more than thirty German soldiers. When the Gestapo found out, the group had to flee from one hiding place to the next with their prisoners. Scriptwriter Jan Blokker did not try to reconstruct the facts, but to imagine events. He has a reporter talk to the aged partisans fifty years later so events can be seen from a contemporary point of view. The Partisans is not a series about Dutch heroes and hard-hearted Germans, but a drama about moral dilemmas, memory and the colour that time gives to reminiscences.

Credits

Director(s) Theu Boermans
Producer(s) Harm van Duin
Frank Jansen
Production Company
Trust Media
Director of Photography
Theo Bierkens
Production Design
Guus van Geffen
Marco Rooth
Editing
René Wiegmans
Sound on Set
Music
Cast
TV Company
Production Country
Netherlands