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25 Ratings

The Assault

De Aanslag

Directed by Fons Rademakers
Netherlands, 1986
Drama, History, Romance


At the end of WW II the Dutch resistance kills a German officer in front of the house of a Dutch family. Years after the war the young boy who witnessed the killing runs into the members of the resistance who committed the killing.

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The Assault Directed by Fons Rademakers

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1987 | Winner: Best Foreign Language Film

Golden Globes (USA)

1987 | Winner: Best Foreign Language Film

Seattle International Film Festival

1986 | 2 wins including: Best Film

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