Oorlogswinter plays during the winter of 1944-1945 and ends with the liberation of the north of the Netherlands in May 1945. The protagonist is a 15-year old boy who has to deal with difficult choices imposed upon him when he more or less by accident saves a downed British pilot from capture by the Germans. This act entails grave risks for his family and other innocent civilians, betrayal looms, but not everything is always what it seems. It is only after the liberation that all pieces of the puzzle fall into place.
Runtime: 25 minutes
Oorlogswinter - Emile Jansen - Netflix
Emile Jansen (born 21 November 1959, in Apeldoorn) is a Dutch television, film and theatre actor.
Oorlogswinter - Career - Netflix
After studying at the Apeldoorn Grammar School, he was at the Arnhem School for Dramatic Arts. He then appeared in several Dutch and German TV series including Zeg 'ns Aaa, Grijpstra en de Gier, Juliana, ONM, Flikken Maastricht, Samen and Ernst, Bobbie en de rest. In Germany, he appeared in Hausmeister Krause. In 2008, he returned to GTST, the best known Dutch soap opera, as detective Huibert Rem. In February 2009 he was then in the online soap-series Deadline, launched by the ladies glossy Libelle. He was a divorced and frustrated ex-husband Gerard. In March 2009 he played the theatre in U bent Onze Moeder, joining Alexander van Heteren. In the UK feature film Other Side of the Game, premiering in 2009 in London, he played drug criminal Frank Houwer. In 2009, he played Dr. David Herschel in the short film Rapture. In theatre, he has played parts in Of Mice and Men, Seduced, Achteraf, as well as in plays by Michael Punter and Peter Barlach.