Thieves of the Wood(TV show/series, 2020-)

Original title: "The Flemish Bandits" (Dutch/NL)
1h per episode | Genres: Drama, Action & Adventure, Mystery

Scripted Reality in 1 season with 10 episodes

Thieves of the WoodRating: 2.9/5 (with 10 votes) 2
Thieves of the Wood is a 10-episode historical drama based on the life of the 18th-century outlaw leader Jan de Lichte, a native of Aalst in what is now Belgium. It became available to English/Spanish-speaking and spanish-speaking viewers on Netflix in January of 2020. It was first made available in Belgium on the Proximus television network and is now being broadcast on the public network by the VTM channel. The original title is De Bende van Jan de Lichte (the gang of Jan de Lichte). Based on the 1957 novel De bende van Jan de Lichte by Louis Paul Boon, the series presents Jan de Lichte as not merely a highwayman but as a champion of the oppressed lower classes, a kind of Flemish Robin Hood. From 1740 to 1748, during the War of the Austrian Succession, Jan de Lichte ravaged the countryside in the vicinity of Aalst. The series was adapted for television by Christophe Dirickx and Benjamin Sprengers and is directed by Robin Pront and Maarten Moerkerke.Filming took place in the fall of 2016 and the winter and spring of 2017. There was a lot of filming in the Kluisbos forest in Kluisbergen but also a fe... ()
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About Thieves of the Wood

Charismatic highwayman Jan de Lichte leads the oppressed and downtrodden in a revolt against the corrupt aristocracy of 18th-century Belgium.

Trailer for Thieves of the Wood + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Thieves of the Wood: Season 1 - Official Trailer | Netflix(Trailer, 0:58)

Thieves of the Wood Seasons and Episodes

01/02/2020Season 1 - 10 episodes
#1 | 01/02/2020Episode 1
3.5/5 (with 1 vote)
Jan de Lichte is literally dragged towards home as an accused murderer/deserter. When he arrives in his hometown, he finds change everywhere. The poorest citizens tend to end up branded, beat and banished from town, but they have joined together in the forest and that’s where Jan discovers family and friends.
#2 | 01/02/2020Episode 2
#3 | 01/02/2020Episode 3
#4 | 01/02/2020Episode 4
#5 | 01/02/2020Episode 5
#6 | 01/02/2020Episode 6
#7 | 01/02/2020Episode 7
#8 | 01/02/2020Episode 8
#9 | 01/02/2020Episode 9
#10 | 01/02/2020Episode 10

Additional Information

Production country: Belgium
Made by: Menuet bvba
Original language: Dutch (NL)
Spoken languages: Dutch (NL), Portuguese (PT)
Translated into 18 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Indonesian (ID), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Returning series
First episode released on: 01/02/2020
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Горските бандити"
"De Bende van Jan de Lichte"

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WatchPlayStream ID: SHOWS:34666, Added: 09/15/2019, Last updated: 02/24/2020