The Assault


2h 20m 1986

Brief Synopsis

A middle-aged man, who in 1945 witnessed the massacre of his entire family at the hands of the Nazis, encounters three people from that period who reopen old psychological wounds.

Film Details

Also Known As
Aanslag, Assault, The, Attack, De Aanslag
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Drama
War
Release Date
1986
Location
England, United Kingdom; Netherlands

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 20m

Synopsis

A middle-aged man, who in 1945 witnessed the massacre of his entire family at the hands of the Nazis, encounters three people from that period who reopen old psychological wounds.

Crew

Jurriaan Andriessen

Music

Fransje Bannenberg

Production Assistant

Stephen Barker

Post-Production Supervisor

Allard Bekker

On-Set Dresser

Anita Bianchi

Casting

Sira Bilian

Production Assistant

Bas Blokker

Video

Alexis Cahill

Production Assistant

Danniel Danniel

Sound Editor

Yvonne Deboer

Wardrobe Assistant

Ben Dejong

Special Effects Assistant

Maggie Dickie

Writer (Adaptation)

Maggie Dickie

Screenplay

Louis Elman

Audio Consultant

Ron Hickson

Titles

Arthur Hornstra

Assistant Director

Simon Jansen

Production Assistant

Hans Kemna

Casting

Marc Koninckx

Steadicam Operator

Hans-walter Kramski

Sound Effects

Giuliano Laurenti

Makeup

Kees Linthorst

Editor

Kees Linthorst

Sound

Harry Mulisch

Source Material (From Novel)

Panos Nicolau

Production Manager

Mark Nolens

Sound Editor

Fons Rademakers

Producer

Lili Rademakers

Assistant Director

Linda Rogers

Wardrobe Assistant

Rupert Scrivener

Sound

Alan Snelling

Music

Gerard Soeteman

Screenplay

Rod Taylor

Sound Editor

Gildo Tognetti

Production Assistant

Paul Trijbits

Location Manager

Ulli Ullrich

Makeup Supervisor

Anne Marie Van Beverwijk

Costumes

S J Van Coevorden

Technical Advisor

Theo Van De Sande

Director Of Photography

Dorus Van Der Linden

Art Director

Jos Van Der Linden

Executive Producer

Hein Van Meelis

Pilot

Rogier Van Oterloo

Music

Jan Van Sandwijk

Sound Effects

Jean Verboom

Technical Advisor

Julia Veres

Wardrobe Assistant

Edward Weisenhaan

Special Effects Assistant

Harry Weisenhaan

Special Effects Supervisor

Tom Zwaan

Production Assistant

Film Details

Also Known As
Aanslag, Assault, The, Attack, De Aanslag
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Drama
War
Release Date
1986
Location
England, United Kingdom; Netherlands

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 20m

Award Wins

Best Foreign Language Film

1986

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

The Netherlands

Released in United States Fall September 19, 1986

Released in United States February 6, 1987

Released in United States June 1986

Shown at Seattle International Film Festival June 1986.

Released in United States February 6, 1987 (New York City)

Released in United States June 1986 (Shown at Seattle International Film Festival June 1986.)

Released in United States Fall September 19, 1986