Maarten Treurniet Feature film - 2014 - 110 min.
Twelve plus
Foul language

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Heroic drama about the widow Kenau Hasselaer, a historical figure who during the Eighty Years’ War worked as a shipbuilder and timber merchant in Haarlem. When her youngest daughter Gertruide falls into pro-Spanish hands, Kenau decides to take up arms and, along with the women of Haarlem, fight the occupiers tooth and nail. Only Kathelijne, Kenau’s remaining daughter, does not join the fight. Does Kenau mistrust her or does she have another reason to stay outside the women’s army?


Director(s) Maarten Treurniet
Producer(s) San Fu Maltha
Els Rientjes
Production Company
Judith Csernai
Executive Producer
Director of Photography
Production Design
Sound Design
Sound Editor
Sound on Set
Visual Effects
Digital Apes
TV Company
Production Country
Netherlands, Hungary, Belgium