The Dutch Touch: A Celebration of the Top 5 Dutch Films of the Last Decade



The Dutch Touch: A Celebration of the Top 5 Dutch Films of the Last Decade

In this article we showcase the best in Dutch cinema. From heart-wrenching dramas to thrilling stories, we highlight the top 5 films of the last decade, showcasing the unique talent and perspectives of Dutch filmmakers.

Black Book (2006)
Directed by Paul Verhoeven, this World War II thriller is set in Nazi-occupied Netherlands and follows a young Jewish woman who joins the resistance and becomes embroiled in a dangerous world of espionage and betrayal.

Broken Circle Breakdown (2012)
This heart-wrenching drama explores the ups and downs of a bluegrass-loving couple as they navigate their love story, family life, and the loss of their daughter.

The Forgotten Battle (2020)
1944, the Second World War. A British glider pilot, a Dutch boy fighting on the German side and a Dutch female resistance member all end up involved in the Battle of the Schelde. Their choices differ, but their goal is the same: freedom.

Bride Flight (2008)
A romantic drama that charts the lives of three women from different backgrounds, forever changed when they emigrate to New Zealand as war brides.

My Best Friend Anne Frank (2021)
Hannah is imprisoned at camp Bergen Belzen days before being liberated, where she thinks back of her time in Amsterdam with her best friend Anne the first few years of the war. Hannah finds out Anne is also in the camp, separated by a wall, the night before Hannah and her family are being exchanged for German captives.

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