In WW II, Jewish singer Rachel Steinn joins the Dutch resistance. Her resistance group is ratted on, something she is wrongly accused of. She only manages to unmask the traitor after the liberation.

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.

Title: Zwartboek
Year: 2006
Duration : 2 hours, 16 minutes
Category: Feature film
Edition: NFF 2006

Gouden Kalf winner

Beste Lange Speelfilm (2006)
Frans van Gestel
Beste Lange Speelfilm (2006)
Jos van der Linden
Beste Actrice (2006)
Carice van Houten
Beste Lange Speelfilm (2006)
Jeroen Beker
Beste Lange Speelfilm (2006)
San Fu Maltha
Beste Regie (2006)
Paul Verhoeven

Gouden Kalf nominees

Beste Vrouwelijke Bijrol (2006)
Halina Reijn

Other awards

Diamanten Film (1.000.000 bezoekers speelfilm) (2007)
Platina Film (400.000 bezoekers speelfilm) (2006)

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