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    Unique ID Code: 0000123151
    Added by: Si Wooldridge
    Added on: 8/11/2009 21:30
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    Black Book (Zwartboek)

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    War is never quite black and white...
    Certificate: 15
    Running Time: 146 minutes
    Retail Price: £22.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    Director Paul Verhoeven return to his Dutch roots with Black Book. The story takes place during World War II and follows a Jewish refugee who escapes to Holland.

    The story is set during the final days of World War II in Holland, and follows a Jewish singer named Rachel Stein (Carice Van Houten). Rachel attempts to avoid the Nazis and remains in quiet hiding until her family is brutally slain, causing her to join up with a resistance movement.

    On a subsequent undercover mission, Rachel crosses paths with a smitten German general named Ludwig Muntze (Sebastian Koch), with whom Rachel begins a relationship in order to feed vital information back to her colleagues in the resistance. But as the action and bloodshed escalate, Rachel realises that she has genuine feelings for Muntze, and soon she is in enormous danger.

    Special Features:
    Interview with Paul Verhoeven

    Interview with Carice Van Houten

    Theatrical Trailer

    Video Tracks:
    2.35:1 Widescreen (1080/23.976p AVC)

    Audio Tracks:
    DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 Dutch
    Dolby Digital 5.1 Dutch
    Dolby Digital 2.0 Dutch

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    Paul Verhoeven

    Written By:

    Derek de Lint
    Sebastian Koch
    Carice van Houten
    Thom Hoffman
    Halina Reijn
    Christian Berkel

    Casting By:
    Job Gosschalk
    Hans Kemna
    Risa Kes

    Soundtrack By:
    Anne Dudley

    Director of Photography:
    Karl Walter Lindenlaub

    Job ter Burg
    James Herbert

    Costume Designer:
    Yan Tax

    Production Designer:
    Wilbert Van Dorp

    Visual Effects:
    Seamless FX
    SleeveMonkey Film

    Jeroen Beker
    Teun Hilte
    San Fu Maltha
    Jens Meurer
    Jos van der Linden
    Frans van Gestel

    Executive Producer:
    Graham Begg
    Jamie Carmichael
    Sara Giles
    Andreas Grosch
    Henning Molfenter
    Andreas Schmid
    Marcus Schöfer
    Charlie Woebcken

    Palisades Tartan

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