Director Paul Verhoeven (Starship Troopers
) went back to his native Holland to make this stylish and subversive action adventure movie about a WW2-era Jewish spy who lives by her wits as a member of the Dutch resistance as she navigates a treacherous world of sympathetic enemies and dubious allies. As usual with Verhoeven there is a layer of social commentary to Black Book
that lies beneath the glossy surface. This is old Hollywood spectacle with depth. Best movie of 2006!
Nov 5, 2008 8:00pm