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- Director: Martin Koolhoven
- Release Date: 27 November 2008 (Netherlands)
- Writers: Mieke de Jong (screenplay) Martin Koolhoven (screenplay)
- Run Time: 103 min
- Country: Netherlands , Belgium
- Genre: Drama , History , War
Watch movie: Oorlogswinter (2008)
Trivia: Director Martin Koolhoven has talked in interviews about how some spaghetti westerns influenced the movie. The introduction of Ben (played by Yorick van Wageningen) is similar to the introduction of Cheyenne (played by Jason Robards)in C'era una volta il West (1968) in the sense that the lead first hears the approaching character, which has a mystifying effect. Then the character is seen, but his eyes are covered by their hat, through a movement of the head of the actor, the eyes of the character is shown, completing the mythologizing effect. Koolhoven has also talked about the influence of Il grande silenzio (1968) and Mannaja (1977) on the movie.
Goofs: Anachronisms: When Michiel is cycling through the village, he passes a row of houses typical for the post-war resurrection era.
"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"