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R| 1 hr. 43 min.

Plot Summary
A boy joins the Dutch Resistance in World War II and learns to separate reality from fantasy.

Cast: Martijn Lakemeier , Yorick van Wageningen , Jamie Campbell Bower , Raymond Thiry , Melody Klaver , Anneke Blok , Mees Peijnenburg , Jesse Van Driel

Director: Martin Koolhoven

Genres: Historical drama, War

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

Winter in Wartime (2008)

Release Date: March 18th, 2011|1 hr. 43 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 3 )
  • 75
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Koolhoven is able to strip away both visually and mentally our idealized cinematic notions of how the resistance fighters lived. It's a lonely existence. It's stark and it's scary. And it makes for a compelling movie. show more

  • 75
    Kyle Smith New York Post

    May serve as a useful way to introduce teens to what World War II in Europe was like. show more

  • 75
    Michael O'Sullivan Washington Post

    The most compelling thing about Winter in Wartime, the Netherlands' official entry for Best Foreign Language Film at this year's Oscars, is not the story. And the story is pretty darn compelling. show more

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