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Black Book
7.4
/10
2,279 Ratings

BLACK BOOK

Zwartboek

Directed by Paul Verhoeven
Netherlands, Germany, 2006
Drama, Thriller, War

Synopsis

Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II. Orphaned Jewish singer Rachel Stein joins the Resistance, is assigned a new identity, and infiltrates the German Security Service by seducing a senior officer. She soon becomes entangled in a deadly web of double-dealing and betrayal.

Synopsis

Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II. Orphaned Jewish singer Rachel Stein joins the Resistance, is assigned a new identity, and infiltrates the German Security Service by seducing a senior officer. She soon becomes entangled in a deadly web of double-dealing and betrayal.

Our take

After a renowned Hollywood career that included RoboCop and Total Recall, Paul Verhoeven returned to his native Netherlands (and his filmmaking roots) for one of his greatest triumphs: a spectacular, acclaimed, thrilling WWII epic—and the biggest box office hit in Dutch history!