Who are the people that work as a special forces commando? What are their personal motives that make them choose to do the job, and what kind of impact had the most memorable events from their career on the rest of their lives?
The elite unit of the Dutch army, the Special Forces, exist for 75 years in 2017. In five mini docs, four very different ex-commandos from different generations, tell their personal story:
Jeroen – Afghanistan
Frans – Srebrenica
Willem – De Watersnoodsramp / Flood ’53
Siem – Nederland-Indië / Dutch East Indies
You can also watch the compilation in the header of this page.
Interview & Directed by Sanne Kortooms
DOP: Ewoud Bon
Edit: Feike Santbergen