Paul Verhoeven Feature film - 2006 - 136 min.
Sixteen plus
Foul language

Gouden Kalf-winnaar

Beste Actrice Carice van Houten

Beste Lange Speelfilm Jeroen BekerFrans van GestelSan Fu Maltha

Beste Regie Paul Verhoeven

Gouden Kalf-nominatie

Beste Vrouwelijke Bijrol Halina Reijn

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When in WWII Jewish singer Rachel Steinn's place of hiding is accidentally bombed, she decides to cross the Biesbosch river with a group of Jews to reach liberated territory. But their boat is stopped by a German patrol and all refugees are slaughtered. Rachel is the only one who can get away. She joins the resistance and as Ellis de Vries manages to chat up the high German SD officer Müntze. Meanwhile, the resistance has conceived a plan to free a group of captured resistance fighters with Ellis' aid. This fails miserably, because the scheme is disclosed. Ellis is designated the culprit by both the resistance movement and the Germans. With Müntze by her side, she goes into hiding again and together they wait for the end of the war. But even the liberation does not bring Ellis freedom.


Director(s) Paul Verhoeven
Producer(s) San Fu Maltha
Jeroen Beker
Frans van Gestel
Jos van der Linden
Production Company
Fu Works Productions
Egoli Tossell Film
Clockwork Pictures
Studio Babelberg Motion Pictures
Hector BV
Director of Photography
Karl Walter Lindenlaub
Production Design
Job ter Burg
James Herbert
Sound on Set
Georges Bossaers
Visual Effects
TV Company
Production Country