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The Rotterdam Bombing (2012)

Het bombardement (original title)
In 1940, a struggling poor young man falls for a girl who must pay a terrible price to save her mentally disabled brother by marrying a powerful shrewd businessman. Then Rotterdam Blitz, a devastating German bombardment, begins.

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Ate de Jong
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jan Smit ... Vincent
Roos van Erkel Roos van Erkel ... Eva
Mike Weerts Mike Weerts ... Chris
Monic Hendrickx ... Eva's mother
Gerard Cox Gerard Cox ... Hotel manager
Koos Postema Koos Postema ... Dominee
Jobst Schnibbe Jobst Schnibbe ... Vader Eva
Michel Sluysmans Michel Sluysmans ... Wachtmeester
Steven Stavast ... Usher
Teri Tordai ... Tante Anke
Pieter Van der Sman Pieter Van der Sman ... Dirk
Thomas van Montfort Thomas van Montfort ... Duitse officier
Paul van Soest Paul van Soest ... Willem
Tom Pilath Tom Pilath ... Feldwebel
Jelle Palmaerts Jelle Palmaerts ... Herman
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In 1940, a struggling poor young man falls for a girl who must pay a terrible price to save her mentally disabled brother by marrying a powerful shrewd businessman. Then Rotterdam Blitz, a devastating German bombardment, begins.

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Drama | History | War

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Official Sites:

Official site [Netherlands]

Country:

Netherlands

Language:

Dutch

Release Date:

20 December 2012 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Blitzangriff: Rotterdam 1940 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,787,158
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The worst
13 July 2013 | by jan-trompSee all my reviews

This is a movie that should not have been made. The story doesn't have anything to do with the Bombardement of Rotterdam. It happens to be that period. One of the first shots in the movie is not Rotterdam but Dordrecht and simple to see.

Jan Smit is a singer. Het can't act. During the movie he stays the singer Jan Smit and never becomes his character. The childish story isn't his fault. I must admit I left before the end of the movie (like: when an egg is bad you don't have the eat it completely)

Gerard Cox is the best actor here and he only has minor part. The bombing is nothing compared to the opening of the German movie 'Der Untergang'; it doesn't scare you a bit.

i like Jan Smit the way he is as a guy and I'm sorry for him that he accepted this part in such a terrible movie.


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