13 at War


Scriptwriter (all 13 episodes) of the docudrama series for youth 13 in de oorlog (13 at War) by NPS, which received the Image & Sound Award 2010 and was nominated for the International Emmy 2010, Prix Jeunesse International 2010, Japan Prize 2010 and others.

Soldiers don't have bullets and shout: pow, pow!
13 at War | Episode 1


Scriptwriter of A City in Flames, the first episode of the NPS docudrama series < i> 13 in de oorlog (13 at War). This episode highlights the beginning of the war, from the mobilisation of the Dutch army in 1939 until its surrender on 14 May 1940. Dirk (8 years old, Rotterdam) sees the war as an exciting game, until the first bombs start falling.

13 at War | Episode 1


Gallery with images from episode 1 of the television series 13 in de oorlog (13 at War).

Do you have a rifle?
13 at War | Episode 1


Videoclip from episode 1 of 13 in de oorlog (13 at War). When the threat of war increases, the father of Dirk is mobilized. Unfortunately, his uniform has shrunk a little.

13 at War | Episode 10


Scriptwriter of Winter of Starvation, the tenth episode of the NPS docudrama series < i> 13 in de oorlog (13 at War). The Allies have lost the Battle of Arnhem and as a consequence famine breaks out in the western part of the Netherlands. 12-year-old Marie from The Hague sets out with her younger brother to the countryside to swap their poor belongings for something edible. But on their return a policeman threatens to confiscate everything.

13 at War | Episode 10


Gallery with images from episode 10 of the television series 13 in de oorlog (13 at War).

Now I've got a surprise for you!
13 at War | Episode 10


Videoclip from episode 10 of 13 in de oorlog (13 at War). In the winter of starvation the mother of Toon has made pudding, but he suspects that it is wallpaper paste.

There's a body under every railway tie
13 at War | Episode 11


Scriptwriter of Dutch East Indies, the eleventh episode of the NPS docudrama series < i> 13 in de oorlog (13 at War). 12-year-old Christiaan from Batavia is the son of the governor general and is locked up in a camp, when the Japanese army conquers the Dutch colony. After the surrender of Japan, however, the war is far from over for the Dutch.

13 at War | Episode 11


Gallery with images from episode 11 of the television series 13 in de oorlog (13 at War).

Maybe it's money he wants?
13 at War | Episode 11


Videoclip from episode 11 of 13 in de oorlog (13 at War). After the Japanese conquest of Dutch East Indies, tensions run high, when Governor-General Otto de Klerk is being visited by a Japanese delegation.

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