Netherlands

Films. On the big screen.

It’s true – films can be fun and frivolous. But as well as being entertaining, travel movies are also a gateway to knowledge. A country’s history, culture, and people come alive on the screen, giving you a window into new worlds. Begin your journey through film now.

Drama

Antonia’s Line (1995)

Directed By Marleen Gorris

Winner of the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, it’s a family chronicle and “feminist fairytale” about a young Dutch widow who returns home and establishes a joyous matriarchal community characterized by liberalism and feminism.

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DraBlack Book (2006)ma

Directed By Paul Verhoeven

A commercial and critical hit in the Netherlands, this thriller focuses on a young Jewish singer who becomes a spy for the Dutch resistance during World War Two.

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Kauwboy (2012)

Directed By Boudewijn Koole

A drama suitable for teenagers about a boy struggling after the death of his mother and how his relationship with a bird helps him to heal.

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Drama

Winter in Wartime (Oorlogswinter) (2008)

Directed By Martin Koolhaven

This war drama about a teenage boy trying to save a wounded British airman form Nazi capture is a favorite among Dutch audiences and critics.

 

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