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Pastorale 1943

Wim Verstappen / NL, 1978 / 127 min.

“All Vestdijk’s books should be adapted,” director Wim Verstappen regularly said. This one is about the resistance against the German occupiers in a small town in the Betuwe (NL) and featured stars including Rutger Hauer and Sylvia Kristel in leading and supporting roles. Pastorale 1943 grew to be viewed as a Dutch classic.

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What to do when people in hiding threaten to be betrayed? The resistance in a small town in the Betuwe (NL) suspects the local pharmacist, who is a Nazi.

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Director

Wim Verstappen

Production year

1978

Country

NL

Original title

Pastorale 1943

Length

127 min.

Language

Dutch, German, English

Subtitles

NLD

Format

35mm

Part of

Eye Classics

Eye’s collection includes a wealth of classics. With the Eye Classics series, Eye brings film history even closer. Every week, we screen at least three classics from the collection under one recognisable name: Eye Classics.

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