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Canadian Film Institute
See. Learn. Share.
dir. Martin Koolhoven
Netherlands, 2008, 103 minutes
English Subtitles

2009 European Union Film Festival
Auditorium, 395 Wellington St., Wednesday, December 2, 2009, 9:00 pm
A coming of age story from a popular novel, WINTER is the story of a 13 year old boy, Michiel, who becomes involved with the Resistance near the end of World War II after helping a wounded British soldier. When the war comes to an end, Michiel comes of age and learns of the harsh difference between adventure, fantasy, and the ugly realities of war. Author Jan Terlouw, upon whose novel the film is based, will be in attendance to introduce the film.  English subtitles.