The film by Joram Lürsen, was in their own country, good for five Golden Calves, including those for best film and the audience award. Barry Atsma and Jacob Derwig play in the movie Walraven and Gijs van Hall, who in the Second world War through an underground bank the resistance of millions of Dutch guilders helped.
The Academy made Tuesday, the pre-selection known from the 87 movies that were submitted for the Oscar for best foreign film. Productions that still have a chance to be on 22 January nominated for an Oscar, come from Colombia, Denmark, Japan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Mexico, South Korea and Poland. The Polish submission Cold War was last weekend named the best European film.
On the shortlist there is also the Belgian entry Girl. The Belgian-Dutch production of Lukas Dhont seemed long a contender and won Sunday on the European Film Awards the award for best European debut film. During the film festival in Cannes, won the film the Camera d’or in the wait, the prize for the best debut film of the year.