Netflix: the new thriller film that takes place during World War II

Netflix: the new thriller film that takes place during World War II
February 4, 2024 – 16:26

This gripping historical drama takes place during the Nazi occupation of the Belgian city of Antwerp in 1942.

Over the years, cinema has explored countless times the events of the Second World War, but the magnitude and complexity of this historic event continue to inspire new productions. Added to that, each film always adds a different perspective on the phenomenon. In this context, a new Belgian cinematic gem directed by Tim Mielantswhich sheds light on the Nazi occupation of Antwerp.

The plot of Willpower follow the life of Wilfried Wils, a brave auxiliary police officer who is forced to face unimaginable challenges as he fights to survive amidst oppression. This police drama, praised by critics for its script and its “careful level of photography”, is based on the novel of the same name by Jeroen Olyslaegers.

Synopsis of Will, a good option on Netflix

Three young people try to survive in an occupied city during World War II, in 1942. Wil and Lode are two young auxiliary agents in an occupied Antwerp, who are forced to cooperate in the hunt for Jews in their city. But, at the same time, they also support the resistance. And in the midst of all the chaos and violence, love blossoms: Wil falls for the charms of Yvette, Lode’s sister. A cocktail of emotions that takes him to the edge of the abyss.

Will Trailer

Embed – WIL | Teaser Trailer

Distribution of Will

  • Stef Aerts
  • Matteo Simoni
  • Annelore Crollet
  • Jan Decleir
  • Gene Bervoets
  • Koen De Bouw
  • Kevin Jansens
  • Els Dottermans
  • Dirk Roofthoft
  • Dimitrij Schaad
  • Pierre Bokma
  • Dominique Dauwe
  • Cedric Tylleman

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