The German advance, occupying nearly all Belgium, has been halted by the Yser flooding. The field troops are now bogged down in a hell of muddy trenches, which turns even worse when toxic gas is introduced, against which no proper masks are available yet. Vincent still dutifully keeps dragging his loyal men to dangerous posts and missions. He's delighted to see his rascal kid brother Guillaume, finally released from deserter camp and enrolled, arrive. The slick dealer quickly scores a dream job as driver for a liaison officer, who mainly appreciates his expertise in Flemish night life for the English officers club. The young German officer enjoys an affair with Marie, abusing his contacts to protect her, while she joins the resistance. Smuggling documents to grandmother's Dutch home ends in due, painful punishment and disgrace.
9 February 2014 (Belgium)
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