The Assault

1986 – 149 minutes.

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.

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Themes
War and armed conflict
Content rating
12
Suitable for
havo/vwo bovenbouw
vmbo b/k/t - vanaf leerjaar 4
vmbo t - leerjaar 3 & 4
Director
Fons Rademakers
Country
Netherlands, The
Type
Fiction
Duration
149 minutes
Year
1986