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Details of: De aanslag (The Assault)

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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 neighbors 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 their 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.
155 Nederland 1987 Oscar Best Foreign Film (first Dutch film to win this award), 1987 Golden Globe: Best Foreign Language Film; Nederlands Film Festival 1986: Golden Calf (Best Actor John Kraaykamp ); 1986 Golden Space Needle Award; Seatlle Int Film Festival (Best director and film)
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