Soldaat van Oranje (Soldier of Orange) (Survival Run)
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Soldaat van Oranje (Soldier of Orange) (Survival Run)
Based on Erik Hazelhoff's autobiographical novel, Soldier of Orange is a character study about six rich Dutch university students and how their lives are torn apart by the Nazi invasion of Holland in 1940. Rutger Hauer stars as Erik Hazelhoff, a Dutch aristocrat who decides to fight for the Resistance in this taut, exciting war drama.
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This brilliantly made war film helped alert Hollwyood to Verhoeven's talents."
‑ Derek Adams, Time Out
"Powerful stuff from back when Paul Verhoeven made good movies."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
""Soldier of Orange" may not be great art but it's a good yarn. And the combined effects of Mr. Verhoeven's comfortingly old-fashioned storytelling and Mr. Hauer's unexpectedly brittle performance keep it moving at a fast clip."
‑ Vincent Canby, New York Times
"Soldier of Orange offers an involving look at the horrors of war."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"Eschewing patriotic posturing and respectability, Verhoeven fills the epic canvas with bracing viscera"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"Heartbreaking war drama from a young Paul Verhoeven."
‑ Scott Weinberg, Apollo Guide
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