Amsterdam Lift-Off 2016 – Feature 6

Feature 6

Thursday 6th October, 5.00-6.15pm @ LAB111, Arie Biemondstraat 111, 1054 PD Amsterdam


Our Soldier

Dir & Writer. Jotja Ingrid Bessems

Netherlands | 2015 | 47 mins | Language: Dutch & English with English subtitles

Our Soldier is a film about an emotional bond between two continents: a bond that is still strong 70 years after the Second World War. The filmmaker's parents give an anonymous American soldier a face by the adoption of his grave in the Netherlands. Another adopter relives her personal memories of the birth of the adoption program in 1945. A film about the impact of war on ordinary people, which leaves its traces even generations later.

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