THE STORM

DE STORM

By Ben SOMBOGAART

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Drama - Completed 2009

1953. The biggest natural disaster in Dutch history. A young woman heads back into cold water to look for her infant baby. A young airforce sergeant offers help. An amazing €6million production by Oscar nominated Dutch helmer Ben Sombogaart. A U$6.5million domestic hit. ''Breath-taking''.

    • Year of production
    • 2009
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • NETHERLANDS
    • Languages
    • DUTCH, ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 93 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Ben SOMBOGAART
    • Writer(s)
    • Marjolein BEUMER, Rik LAUNSPACH
    • Producer(s)
    • Alain DE LEVITA, Johan NIJENHUIS
    • Synopsis
    • A fictional story within the historical context of the disastrous flood that engulfed the Dutch coastal province of Zeeland in 1953. When their farmhouse is destroyed by the flood, teenage mother Julia gets separated from her baby boy, whom she kept hidden in a box. She is saved from drowning by a young air force lieutenant, who agrees to go help looking for Julia's little son. A near-hopeless quest ensues.
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