• Black Book (German title)
Feature Film | 2005 | Period, Thriller | Germany, Netherlands

Shooting data

Start of shooting24.08.2005
End of shooting19.12.2005

Project data

Length of movie135
Picture material negative35mm
Picture material positive35mm

Brief synopsis

Barely escaping a Nazi massacre in the fall of 1944, young and beautiful Rachel Steinn – Jewish, former revue star – joins the resistance. But this group is soon shattered by betrayal with Rachel falsely accused as the traitor.
Once Holland is liberated in May 1945, Rachel reveals the real traitor and takes her revenge.
But will revenge be sweet?


ActorRole nameVoice actor / Speaker
 Sebastian KochLudwig Müntze [L]
Carice van HoutenEllis [L]
Christian BerkelGeneral Käutner [SR]
Thom HoffmanHans Akkermans [SR]
Waldemar KobusGünther Franken [SR]


Accounting Dept.production controllerEva Neufahrt
Accounting Dept.production accountant Hans-Jürgen Bubseraccounting supervisor Germany
Accounting Dept.production accountant Janina Bukowski
Camera Departmentdirector of photographyTheo van de Sande
Camera Departmentdirector of photographyKarl Walter Lindenlaub
Camera Departmentcamera operator Sebastian Meuschel
Camera Department1st assistant cameraAnnabelle HandkeB-Cam
Camera Department2nd ac second assistant cameraViviane Bendjus1st Unit Germany A-Cam
Camera Departmentvideo playback operator Christian Wehrle1st Unit Germany
Camera Departmentcamera trainee Henning GebhardtKodak Look Manager


Department CompanyComment
In Front of the CameraExtras/Bit Player Agentur Iris Müller OHGKomparserie Deutschland
ProductionFinance/Law/Insurancetaxit Geschäftsführungs GmbHaccount supervisor
ProductionProduction Services Annette & Lena Seggert Filmcateringservice GbRStudio Babelsberg
Production DesignProps Medical Movie ServiceMed. Ausstattung historisch
Production DesignSpecial EffectsPyrotechnik Bouterweck GmbHWaffen Berlin
Production DesignVideo/Computer Playback Videolink GmbHVideoassist + Equip.


Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
Carice van Houten2007European Film AwardsEuropean ActressNominated
Yan Tax2008Deutscher FilmpreisBestes KostümbildNominated
Waldemar Kobus2008Deutscher FilmpreisBester NebendarstellerNominated
Carice van Houten2008Deutscher FilmpreisBeste HauptdarstellerinNominated


Theatre releaseGermanyThursday, 10.05.2007