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On behalf of the Americans, six Dutch Commandos stationed in Mali are sent to Nigeria to liberate the son of a Nigerian oil family from the hands of Boko Haram. Soon they find out that nothing is what it seems and the commandos face serious challenges that will mark them for life.
Three years later the six men come together again due to circumstances. What follows is a series of terrible events in which the details of their mission three years ago threatens to be uncovered. Commandos is a thrilling story about betrayal and the struggle between war and love.

On behalf of the Americans, six Dutch Commandos stationed in Mali are sent to Nigeria to liberate the son of a Nigerian oil family from the hands of Boko Haram. Soon they find out that nothing is what is seems. The Nigerian man appears to be working together with Boko Haram and together they have kidnapped a bunch of schoolgirls. With the aim to save themselves, but also the schoolgirls, the commandos face serious challenges that will mark them for life.
Three years later, the six commandos more or less found their way into their Dutch existence. The mission in Nigeria however, left its mark; John's family life and relationship are under pressure, Berend has largely processed his post-traumatic stress syndrome, Mark seeks salvation in religion, for Kenneth sex is the outlet and Simon tries to cope with his seriously scarred face. When the six men come together again due to circumstances, John in particular has a hard time. Some of the men resent the fact that the mission failed three years ago on him. What follows is a series of terrible events in which the details of their mission three years ago threatens to be uncovered. Isabella van Epscheuten, 'the Pitbull', of the MIVD (Military Intelligence and Security Service) wants to get to the bottom of the case and find out what happened during the mission in Nigeria three years ago. John is faced with a murderer who tries to eliminate his former comrades in arms. He enters the battle, but ends up in a war where he threatens to lose his brothers, his family and himself. Commandos is a thrilling story about betrayal and the struggle between war and love.

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Credits

  • Release
  • tbd
  • Format
  • TV-series 10x50min 
  • Director
  • Hanro Smitsman 
  • Ivan Lopez Nuñez
  • Script writers
  • Michiel van Jaarsveld
  • Vincent van Zelm
  • Willem Bosch
  • Cinematographer
  • Aage Hollander
  • Richard Van Oosterhout 
  • Production Design
  • Bram Doyer
  • Producer
  • NL Film & TV B.V. (NL)
  • Co-producer
  • Ciné Cri de Coeur (BE)
  • Financers
  • AVRO-TROS
  • BNP Paribas Fortis Film Finance
  • Netherlands Filmfund
  • Screen Flanders
  • Lagardère

 

  • Cast
  • tbd