De dijk is dicht

War drama about a young widower who returns to the village where he has lost his wife.

A young man has lost his wife during the bombing of West-Kapelle, during the battle of Walcheren Causeway in 1944. After the war he returns to the village only to be overwhelmed by memories of her. Gradually, with the help of the other villagers, he regains his equilibrium and willpower so he too can help build up the stricken land.