Friday, March 26, 2010

The Assault

59th Academy Awards: Best Foreign Film Winner
The Assault (De Aanslag)
The Netherlands
Directed by Fons Rademakers

Plot: In January 1945, during the 2nd world-war, the Dutch resistance kills a collaborator in the street where the 12 year old Anton Steenwijk lives. The man was shot in front of his neighbours house, but is moved by them to the house of the family Steenwijk. Because of this, his father, mother and brother are killed by the Germans, and there house is set to fire. During his life, Anton meets several people that tell him more about what really happened on the night of the assault. (Written by Anonymous)

Theme: WWII, Drama

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