Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Couples


1h 49m 1998

Brief Synopsis

Telefilm depicting story from the book "Rescuers: Portraits of Moral Courage in the Holocaust," involving the courageous efforts of non-Jews who risked their lives to rescue victims of the Holocaust. Explores how two very different couples find the courage not only to do what is right, but to save a

Film Details

Also Known As
Aart and Johtje Vos, Marie Taquet
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Barwood Films; By David's; Clairmont Camera, Inc.; Dave; L.A. Maddogs; Paramount Pictures; Rafy; Showtime Networks; Starcraft
Distribution Company
Paramount Home Media
Location
Netherlands; Ontario, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 49m

Synopsis

Telefilm depicting story from the book "Rescuers: Portraits of Moral Courage in the Holocaust," involving the courageous efforts of non-Jews who risked their lives to rescue victims of the Holocaust. Explores how two very different couples find the courage not only to do what is right, but to save and maintain their love in the process. The marriage and family of simple farmer Aart and wife Johtje Vos is tested when they harbor escaped Jews during World War II in the Netherlands, In "Marie Taquet," former army commandant Emile and his pragmatic wife Marie rekindle their loveless marriage when they hide several Jewish children at their boarding school.

Cast

Dana Delany

Johtje Vos ("Aart And Johtje Vos")

Martin Donovan

Aart Vos ("Aart And Johtje Vos")

Jan Rubes

Hendrick Devries ("Aart And Johtje Vos")

Hugo Haenen

Ss Lieutenant ("Aart And Johtje Vos")

Tom Jansen

Ginkel ("Aart And Johtje Vos")

Nigel Bennett

Kurt ("Aart And Johtje Vos")

Marilyn Lightstone

Johtje'S Mother ("Aart And Johtje Vos")

Harry Spiegel

Herkos ("Aart And Johtje Vos")

Hayley Lochner

Hetty ("Aart And Johtje Vos")

Rubin Cayda

Barbara ("Aart And Johtje Vos")

Michael Seater

Peter ("Aart And Johtje Vos")

Nicole Zarry

Alice ("Aart And Johtje Vos")

Michael Vieira

Nap ("Aart And Johtje Vos")

Carly Wijs

Rebecca ("Aart And Johtje Vos")

Richard Clarkin

Simon ("Aart And Johtje Vos")

James Kidnie

Arnold ("Aart And Johtje Vos")

David Eisner

Brecht ("Aart And Johtje Vos")

Chelsea Moore

Moana ("Aart And Johtje Vos")

Richard Mcmillan

Dutchman ("Aart And Johtje Vos")

Oliver Becker

The Forger ("Aart And Johtje Vos")

Linda Hamilton

Marie Taquet ("Marie Taquet")

Alfred Molina

Emile Taquet ("Marie Taquet")

Nicholas Kilbertus

German Major ("Marie Taquet")

Paulo Costanzo

Yaakov/ Gaston ("Marie Taquet")

Scott Speedman

Patric ("Marie Taquet")

Jonathan Kroeker

Etienne ("Marie Taquet")

Jake Goldsbie

Abraham/ Albert ("Marie Taquet")

Ashton Moore

David/ Daniel ("Marie Taquet")

Asa Perlman

Allie/ Julien ("Marie Taquet")

Marc Donato

Paul ("Marie Taquet")

Duncan Ollerenshaw

Comblain ("Marie Taquet")

Susan Coyne

Marie-Madeleine ("Marie Taquet")

Diana Belshaw

Cdj Woman ("Marie Taquet")

Graham Mcpherson

Father Herdy ("Marie Taquet")

Valerie Boyle

Mrs Leon ("Marie Taquet")

Stefan Rollpiller

The Lieutenant ("Marie Taquet")

Larry Mannell

Mr Inowlocki ("Marie Taquet")

Carol Lempert

Mrs Inowlocki ("Marie Taquet")

Len Doncheff

Truck Driver ("Marie Taquet")

Chandler Nicol

Fredrich ("Marie Taquet")

Crew

Zeljka Alosiniac

Set Decorator

Rein Korthals Altes

Assistant Director

Harry Ammerlaan

Art Director

Suzanne Angel

Adr Editor

John Archbell

Property Master

Wayne Artman

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Jon Bankson

Construction Coordinator

Kevin Barry

Assistant Costume Designer

Kevin Barry

Assistant Costume Designer

Peter Basinski

Editor

Miroslaw Baszak

Director Of Photography

Ian Bibby

Gaffer

Gay Block

Book As Source Material ("Rescuers: Portraits Of Moral Courage In The Holocaust")

Sherry Bondy

Production Coordinator

Arjan Boot

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Rob Bos

Construction Coordinator

Joseph Bosco

Adr

Albert Botha

Line Producer

Ray Bronstein

Camera Operator

Darren Brown

Assistant Director

Astra Burka

Assistant Art Director

Bryan Byrd

Publicity

Eydi Caines-floyd

Costume Designer

Francine Carroll

From Story ("Marie Taquet")

Francine Carroll

Screenplay ("Aart And Johtje Vos") ("Marie Taquet")

Cy Chermak

From Story ("Marie Taquet")

Cy Chermak

Screenplay ("Aart And Johtje Vos") ("Marie Taquet")

Robert Cochrane

Dolly Grip

Megan Conacher

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Cis Corman

Executive Producer

Mike Curtis

Other

Brian Cyr

Best Boy

Willem De Beukelaer

Stunt Coordinator

Franco De Cotiis

Production Designer

Gelder Dehaas

Assistant Director

Pino Donaggio

Music

Malka Drucker

Book As Source Material ("Rescuers: Portraits Of Moral Courage In The Holocaust")

Malka Drucker

From Story ("Marie Taquet")

Donna Dupere-taylor

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Richard Emerson

Key Grip

Avi Federgreen

Location Manager

Jane Fieber

Wardrobe

Jeff Freilich

Producer

Richard Gaal

Dolly Grip

Winnie Gallis

Makeup

Stephanie Gorin

Casting (Toronto)

Job Gosschalk

Casting (Amsterdam)

Michael Graham

Sound Editor

Hayli Halper

Post-Production Supervisor

Robert L Harman

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Lucy Hartford

Assistant

Jacqueline Hinks

Makeup Artist

Jaap Hoek

Property Master

Jackie Ioachim

Publicity

Vanessa Ireson

Assistant Camera Operator

Mark Isaacs

Unit Publicist

Meg Jeronimus

Assistant Production Coordinator

Frank Jones

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Frans Kuyper

Transportation Captain

Paul Lear

Colorist

Chris Ledesma

Music Editor

Steve Lucescu

Stunt Coordinator

Tom Mahoney

Main Title Design

Hummie Mann

Theme Music

Natale Massara

Music Conductor

Jim Mcgillivary

Special Effects

Brian Mcleod

Boom Operator

Patricia Mcmahon

Production Manager

Thom Mcmonigle

Generator Operator

Paul Monash

From Story ("Aart And Johtje Vos")

Paul Monash

Screenplay ("Aart And Johtje Vos")

Stephen Montgomery

Assistant Director

Helen Mossler

Casting Executive (Los Angeles)

Dan Munroe

Sound Mixer

Pazz Neglia

Assistant Director

Kim Niekerk

Assistant Director

Randy O'connell

Transportation Captain

Byron Patchett

Other

Glenn Pineau

Assistant Camera Operator

Marek Posival

Assistant Director

Jacco Post

Electrician

Kevin Potter

Other

David Rider

Production Manager

Pamela Roberts

Hair Stylist

Paula Sanburn Vannucci

Assistant Editor

Kristie Sills

Assistant Director

Sean Skarupa

Other

Dean St John

Adr Mixer

Phillip Stevens

Lead Set Dresser

Marco Streccioni

Music

Barbra Streisand

Executive Producer

Els Tau

Production Coordinator

Todd Thaler

Casting ("Aart And Johtje Vos")

Pim Tjujerman

Camera Assistant

Dirk Tolman

On-Set Dresser

Hendry Van Der Wath

Transportation Coordinator

Erik Van Wouden

Best Boy

Rein Walraven

Assistant Costume Designer

Harry Wiessenhaan

Special Effects

Sarah Willinsky

Continuity

Bill Wilson

Best Boy

Gary M. Zuckerbrod

Casting ("Marie Taquet")

Film Details

Also Known As
Aart and Johtje Vos, Marie Taquet
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Barwood Films; By David's; Clairmont Camera, Inc.; Dave; L.A. Maddogs; Paramount Pictures; Rafy; Showtime Networks; Starcraft
Distribution Company
Paramount Home Media
Location
Netherlands; Ontario, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 49m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States May 10, 1998

Released in United States on Video October 13, 1998

Second telefilm in the "Rescuers" project of three films from Barwood Films and executive producers Barbra Streisand and Cis Corman.