Netflix 'The Forgotten Battle': 5 things you need to know about Dutch World War II film

The film deals with the Battle of the Scheldt, a lesser-known clash between the Allies and Germans towards the end of World War II


                            Netflix 'The Forgotten Battle': 5 things you need to know about Dutch World War II film
'The Forgotten Battle' poster (Netflix)

Netflix is set to release a brand new war drama and it looks quite promising. 'The Forgotten Battle' is a Dutch war movie that is set during World War II and looks to be a stimulating watch as we see the crucial Battle of the Scheldt during which the lives of a glider pilot, a Nazi soldier and a reluctant Resistance recruit tragically intersect.

Out of the slew of war films out there, Netflix's 'The Forgotten Battle' may actually be worth watching as the trailer itself display intensity, doom, blood, and all the unfortunate things that come with war. A large-scale production boasting of a talented cast paired with stunning visuals and high production value most definitely catches the eye. If you're a period drama lover this movie may be exactly what you're looking for! 

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When will 'The Forgotten Battle' release and where can you watch it

'The Forgotten Battle' is set to release on October 15, 2021. You can watch it on Netflix.

Who stars in 'The Forgotten Battle'

'The Forgotten Battle' boasts of a diverse cast of Tom Felton (Harry Potter fame), Susan Radder ( Painkillers), Gijs Blom ( The Letter for the King) and Jamie Flatters (Good Trouble: What if the Suit chokes?). 

Actor Tom Felton arrives at the Premiere of 20th Century Fox's 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on July 28, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

 

Susan Radder (Instagram)

 

Gijs Blom attends Netflix's "I Am Not Okay With This" Photocall at The London West Hollywood on February 25, 2020 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images)

 

 

Jamie Flatters (Instagram)

What is 'The Forgotten Battle' about

The Netflix official synopsis states -" November 1944. On the flooded island of Walcheren in Zeeland, thousands of allies fight the German army. Touching three young lives inextricably connected. A Dutch boy fighting for the Germans, an English glider pilot and a Zeeland girl who reluctantly joined the resistance become involved, and are faced with crucial choices that are not only about their own freedom, but also about the freedom of others."

Showrunners

'The Forgotten Battle' is directed by Matthijs van Heijningen Jr and is written by Paula van der Oest and Jesse Maiman. 

Trailer

Here's a quick look at what 'The Forgotten Battle' has to offer.



 

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