Roel Reiné historical drama tells the story of a Michiel de Ruyter battle for Europe.
In the 17th century, the Netherlands are besieged by English and French. In addition the unstable internal situation, which could lead to a civil war. Admiral Michiel de Ruyter should lead the Dutch fleet in the war against the enemy countries and thus prevent the fall which otherwise faced the country. The victory actually manages the resolute Michiel de Ruyter and he becomes a celebrated man. However, the heads of State of the Netherlands fear for their position of power and send him on a hopeless military mission to get rid of him.
Director Roel Reiné settled for the look of the film of paintings from the 17th-century inspired. The script development including search for the Admiral – battle for Europe lasted a total of six years.