The Storm

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.

Genre: Drama, Natural Disaster
Original Title: De Storm
Year: 2009
Original Version: Dutch
Duration: 96'
Subtitled in: English

Director: Ben Sombogaart
Writers: Marjolein Beumer, Rik Launspach
Cast: Sylvia Hoeks, Barry Atsma, Dirk Roofthooft, Monic Hendrickx, Katja Herbers, Lottie Hellingman
Producers: Alain de Levita, Johan Nijenhuis
Delegate Producer: Sabine Brian
Director of photography: Piotr Kukla NSC
Art Director: Hubert Pouille
Costume: Linda Bogers
Sound: Peter Flamman
Editor: Herman P. Koerts

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