Synopsis: Near the end of World War II, 14-year-old Michiel becomes involved with the Resistance after coming to the aid of a wounded British soldier. With the conflict coming to an end, Michiel comes of age and learns of the stark difference between adventure fantasy and the ugly realities of war.
Genre: Drama, History, War
Director(s): Martin Koolhoven
Production: Sony Pictures Classics
  10 wins & 9 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
103 min

- I saiI all day.

He has to cross at 3 o'clock.

What do you have for me?

What do you mean?

As long as it's edible.


See you tomorrow.

You can have more later.

That's Michiel, our youngest.

Michiel, this is Aunt Cora and ehm...

...Janneke. Janneke from Amsterdam.

Will you cut some firewood?


Why do I always have to?

She never does

I'm already busy. You can do something.

Michiel. Give me a hand.

Hold that leg.

I've seen Grandpa do it.

But I'm making a mess.

Watch this.


Hang it for a few days and

we have a feast.

With grateful thanks to the Nazis.

- Meat is meat, Michiel.

Or would you rather have soup again?

...Jesus Christ and God the father...

Great, we lost our room.

I never heard of Aunt Cora before.

But Hanneke?

- Janneke.

Hey! MichieI.


Michiel, now I want

to know where we're going.

To a patient.

- Who?

I don't have time for your games.


- The less you know the better.


You're a long way from home.

We ran out of wood.

I'm going back. Look for someone else!

Is there water and a bowl here?

This is going to hurt.

Come on, let's go.

Yes. Of course.

Does Dad know about this?

- No, of course not!

But he has to know.

What if they find him?

- They won't if you keep quiet.


- I take care of Jack and you shut up.

More hot water?

What d'you want of me?

What are you up to?

Hey, what did I tell you?

You won't?

- I didn't say that.

I'll take care of it.

What are you doing here?

Jack is my patient.

Jack is mine! I'll take care of him.

- You want him to die?

How is he?

The fever has dropped.

What are you going to do?

- None of your business.

If I can help...

- Get lost, that helps.

Come on. Hurry.

The ferry leaves at 3 o'clock.


- "Bastard"?

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