Black Book

Genre:  Drama, Thriller, War
Running Time:  145 min.
Release Date: April 27, 2007 (limited)
DVD: September 25, 2007

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Cast: Carice van Houten, Sebastian Koch, Thom Hoffman, Halina Reijn, Waldemar Kobus, Derek de Lint, Christian Berkel, Dolf de Vries, Peter Blok

Synopsis

In September 1944 in German-occupied Holland, Rachel (Carice van Houten), a beautiful Jewish woman, joins the Dutch Resistance after a series of events leaves her without home or family. Dying her hair blonde and assuming an Aryan name, Rachel infiltrates the local Gestapo office by bedding its head officer Müntze (Sebastian Koch). Although Müntze discovers Rachel is Jewish, their relationship continues. Both are soon caught in a web of deceit, as the line between heroes and villains blurs.

In Dutch, German, Hebrew and English with English subtitles.

Director: Paul Verhoeven
Studio: Mongrel Media
Producer(s): San Fu Maltha, Jos van der Linden, Frans van Gestel, Jeroen Beker
Screenplay: Gerard Soeteman, Paul Verhoeven
Official Site: www.sonyclassics.com/blackbook/

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