TV-PG | | Action, Adventure, Biography
When the young republic of The Netherlands is attacked by England, France and Germany and the country itself is on the brink of civil war, only one man can lead the country's strongest weapon, the Dutch fleet: Michiel de Ruyter.
The British Union Jack flag flown by English ships in the film may appear to be an anachronism, but in fact it's historically accurate. This is the version adopted in 1601 combining the flags of England and Scotland. The modern version of the flag, ... ...
The scene of De Ruyter's funeral in Amsterdam shows the old city hall, which is now the Royal Palace of Amsterdam. The balcony on the front is clearly visible, but wasn't constructed until the early 19th century, during the rule of king Louis Napoleon Bonaparte.
Dutch, English, French
€827,933 (Netherlands) (1 February 2015)