The Resistance Banker

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The Resistance Banker
The Resistance Banker.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Joram Lürsen
Written by Marieke van der Pol
Thomas van der Ree
Starring Barry Atsma
Jacob Derwig as Gijs van Hall
Pierre Bokma
Fockeline Ouwerkerk
Raymond Thiry
Music by Merlijn Snitker
Cinematography Mark van Aller
Edited by Peter Alderliesten
Distributed by Dutch FilmWorks
Release date
  • 8 March 2018 (2018-03-08)
Running time
123 minutes
Country Netherlands
Language Dutch
Box office $4 million[1][2]

The Resistance Banker (Dutch: Bankier van het Verzet) is a 2018 Dutch World-War-II-period drama film directed by Joram Lürsen.[3] The film is based on the life of banker Walraven van Hall, who financed the Dutch resistance during the Second World War.[4] The film is reported to have become the most visited film of 2018 and was nominated for eleven Golden Calves, the first time a film received so many nominations for the award.[5] It won four Golden Calves, among them the prize for Best Film and Best Actor. [6] The film was also selected as the Dutch entry for the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 91st Academy Awards.[7][8][9]


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  1. ^ "Bankier Van Het Verzet". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 28 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Bankier Van Het Verzet (2018)". The Numbers. Retrieved 28 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Golden Film for The Resistance Banker". NL Film. Retrieved 21 July 2018.
  4. ^ Wilson, Jonathon (12 September 2018). "Film Review: 'The Resistance Banker'". RSC!.
  5. ^ "'Bankier van het verzet' sleept elf Kalfnominaties in de wacht". Retrieved 4 September 2018.
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  7. ^ "Dutch Oscar hopeful is WWII true story 'Bankier van het Verzet'". Dutch News. 6 September 2018. Retrieved 6 September 2018.
  8. ^ Abbatescianni, Davide (7 September 2018). "The Resistance Banker enters the 2019 Oscars race". Cineuropa. Retrieved 7 September 2018.
  9. ^ Roxborough, Scott (6 September 2018). "Oscars: The Netherlands Selects 'The Resistance Banker' for Foreign-Language Category". The Hollywood Reporter.

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