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Antwerp, 1942; two young policemen and their loved ones try to survive in an occupied city.
Wil and Lode are two auxiliary policemen in occupied Antwerp. They are forced to take part in the manhunt for Jews living in the city, but at the same time they support the resistance. Amidst all the chaos and violence, love blooms: Wil falls head over heels for the charms of Lode’s sister Yvette. A conflicting cocktail of emotions drives him to the edge of the abyss. After all, how can you simultaneously save yourself, your loved ones and the Jews from the occupier’s clutches?


Production company
Menuetto Film
Co-production company
Topkapi Films

Title: Wil
Year: 2023
Duration : 1 hour, 53 minutes
Category: Feature fiction film
Edition: NFF 2023

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