In the upcoming film “3 Angels of Death,” renowned director Timothy Hines and producer co-writer Susan Goforth bring to life the remarkable story of three courageous women who were super-agents for the Dutch resistance during World War II. The movie, set to begin filming in spring 2024, delves into the lives of Hannie Schaft, Freddie, and Truus Oversteegen, shedding light on their extraordinary bravery and sacrifice.
Above: WW2 Nazi killer Hannie Schaft.
Drawing inspiration from extensive historical accounts, Hines and Goforth crafted the screenplay, ensuring an authentic portrayal of the women’s heroic acts. The film stars Lydia Pearl Pentz as Hannie Schaft and Cali Scolari as Truus Oversteegen, both talented actors chosen for their exceptional skills and dedication. Pentz and Scolari are the stars in Timothy Hines upcoming Western comedy The Wilde Girls opening in theaters in 2024.
Above: WW2 Nazi killer Truus Oversteegen.
Hines, driven by a passion to make a difference and highlight the importance of resisting extremism, emphasizes the urgency of sharing the women’s story. Despite the challenges inherent in the film industry, Hines remains steadfast in his commitment to bringing this historical narrative to the screen.
The film captures the harrowing experiences of Hannie Schaft, known as “the girl with the red hair,” who fearlessly fought against the Nazis. Schaft, alongside her allies Truus and Freddie Oversteegen, engaged in acts of sabotage, assassination, and resistance against German forces and collaborators. Their courageous efforts, often carried out at great personal risk, played a vital role in the fight against fascism.
Above: WW2 brave Nazi killer Hannie Schaft and below: Lydia Pearl Pentz who wil portray her in “3 Angels of Death”.
Director Hines, known for his meticulous attention to detail, emphasizes the significance of accurately recreating the World War II era. The film aims to educate younger generations about the horrors of Nazi rule and the importance of standing against oppression.
Above: WW2 fearless Nazi killer Truus Oversteegen who worked with Hannie Schaft as Dutch resistance fighers and below: Cali Scolari who wil portray her in “3 Angels of Death”.
Cali Scolari, portraying Truus Oversteegen, brings her exceptional talent and dedication to the role. Hines praises Scolari’s abilities, highlighting her remarkable performance and commitment to the character.
“3 Angels of Death” marks Hines’ fourth historical dramatization, following acclaimed films such as “10 Days In A Madhouse: The Nellie Bly Story” and “War of the Worlds The True Story.” The movie will be filmed in the UK and Europe, with a talented production team, including producers Susan Goforth and Matt Silver, collaborating to bring this powerful narrative to the screen.
The film serves as a poignant reminder of the bravery exhibited by individuals like Hannie Schaft, Freddie, and Truus Oversteegen, inspiring audiences to resist hate and injustice. Through their story, “3 Angels of Death” will stand as a testament to the indomitable spirit of those who fought against tyranny, leaving a lasting impact on future generations.