The Assault Movie Review 1986

Information and Film Reviews for The Assault the Movie

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Powerful and disturbing drama about a Dutch boy who witnesses the arbitrary murder of his family by Nazis. The memory tortures him and leaves him empty as he matures. Years later he meets other victims and also the perpetrators of the incident, each of them changed forever by it. Thought-provoking consideration of WWII and the horrors of living in Nazi Germany from many points of view. Based on a novel by Harry Mulisch. Dutch language dubbed into English.

Distribution

Simon Wiesenthal Center, 1399 S. Roxbury, Los Angeles, CA 90035, Phone: (310)553-9036, Toll-free: 800-900-9036, Fax: (310)553-4521, Email: information@wiesenthal.net, URL: http://www.wiesenthal.com

Available on VHS
Running time 149 minutes.
Originally from Dutch.

Cast and Crew

Genres
World War II, Ethics & Morals, The Holocaust
Cast
Derek De Lint, Marc Van Uchelen, Monique Van De Ven
Director
Fons Rademakers
Producer
Cannon Films

Awards

Oscars 1986: Foreign Film; Golden Globes 1987: Foreign Film.

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