After a photographer and a lawyer start a steamy affair, their lives and those around them get entangled in dirty business and family secrets.
Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



3   2   1  
2015   2013   2011  
2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Penoza (TV Series 2010)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

After her husband is assassinated, housewife Carmen reluctantly has to take charge of the criminal business of her family.

Stars: Monic Hendrickx, Sigrid ten Napel, Stijn Taverne
Hollands Hoop (TV Series 2014)
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Forensic psychiatrist Fokke Augustinus makes an unexpected career change when he inherits his father's mansion in Groningen where he becomes involved with a criminal organization with a marijuana plantation on his father's land.

Stars: Marcel Hensema, Kim van Kooten, Martijn Lakemeier
Nieuwe Buren (TV Series 2014)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Peter and Eva are a nice young couple, expecting their first child, buy a house in a suburban village. Before they get to move into their new home, they loose their baby girl. Eva has a ... See full summary »

Stars: Daan Schuurmans, Bracha van Doesburgh, Anneke Blok
Zwarte Tulp (TV Series 2015)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Follows two families in the countryside of the Netherlands, who become archenemies after a mysterious accident in the past.

Stars: Linda van Dyck, Anna Drijver, Roeland Fernhout
Divorce (TV Series 2012)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A drama centered on three different men who moving in together after they all got separated from their wives.

Stars: Jeroen Spitzenberger, Chantal Janzen, Waldemar Torenstra
Bloedverwanten (TV Series 2010)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Bennie de Winter, large shareholder of De Winter Flowers, dies. His daughter Esther inherits his possession.

Stars: Henriëtte Tol, Derek de Lint, Saskia Temmink
De storm (2009)
Action | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

During the devastating North Sea flood of 1953, a young woman and a naval officer search for her lost infant son.

Director: Ben Sombogaart
Stars: Sylvia Hoeks, Barry Atsma, Dirk Roofthooft
Flikken Maastricht (TV Series 2007)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Former Amsterdam police detective Floris Wolfs has been transferred to the police department of the south-Dutch country town Maastricht. His metropolitan experience nicely complements the ... See full summary »

Stars: Victor Reinier, Angela Schijf, Sergio IJssel
Vuurzee (2005–2009)
Drama | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Stars: Mark Rietman, Emiel Sandtke, Ali Cifteci
Force (TV Series 2014)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A boisterous homicide detective is partnered with a neurotic narc to fight organized crime in the Dutch city of Tilburg.

Stars: Jeroen van Koningsbrugge, Dennis van de Ven, Kiki van Deursen
Celblok H (TV Series 2014)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Joys and sorrows in a department of a female prison.

Stars: Isa Hoes, Eva van de Wijdeven, Christine van Stralen
De jacht (TV Series 2016)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Stars: Loes Haverkort, Fedja van Huêt, Mark Rietman
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Iris van Erkel-Hoegaarde / ... (32 episodes, 2011-2015)
Kees Prins ...
 Huub Couwenberg (32 episodes, 2011-2015)
Guido Pollemans ...
 Björn Couwenberg (32 episodes, 2011-2015)
...
 Elsie Steenhouwer-Couwenberg / ... (32 episodes, 2011-2015)
Jeffrey Hamilton ...
 Marco Steenhouwer (32 episodes, 2011-2015)
Sigrid ten Napel ...
 Marit Steenhouwer (32 episodes, 2011-2015)
...
 Willem Steenhouwer (32 episodes, 2011-2015)
Redmar Siegertsz ...
 Menno van Erkel (32 episodes, 2011-2015)
Ramsey Nasr ...
 Pepijn van Erkel (29 episodes, 2011-2015)
Kenneth Herdigein ...
 Ben Mengeling (28 episodes, 2011-2015)
Bert Luppes ...
 Joachim Lampe (24 episodes, 2011-2015)
Sabrina van Halderen ...
 Jill (14 episodes, 2011-2015)
Elisa Beuger ...
 Mariel (13 episodes, 2011-2013)
Edit

Storyline

After a photographer and a lawyer start a steamy affair, their lives and those around them get entangled in dirty business and family secrets.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Action | Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

8 September 2011 (Netherlands)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The production company, VARA, frequently uses locations in the Zaan region ('Zaanstreek') for its television series. Other series include De geheime dienst (2000) and Unit 13 (1996). See more »

Connections

Referenced in RTL Late Night: Episode #1.45 (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

The Tracks of My Tears
Written by Smokey Robinson, Warren Moore, Marvin Tarplin
Performed by The Miracles
(uncredited)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Brilliant Dutch television series
1 December 2011 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

After having watched all twelve episodes of this Dutch television series, it is obvious to me that this series is one of the best Dutch television series of the last decade: well written, very good acting (espcially by Sylvia Hoeks and Kees Prins) and beautiful cinematography. In "Overspel" the storyline and the development of the characters are more important than fast action scenes. Even though "Overspel" can't reach the extremely high level of the Danish series "The Killing" (a.k.a. Forbrydelsen), I can very much recommend it. For non Dutch readers who have become curious and would like to watch it: the DVD-release has English subtitles.

Addition after watching season 2. Season 2 of Overspel is again of very high quality and the acting is, like in season 1, on a very high level. Especially Kees Prins and Ramsey Nasr are sublime as father and son Couwenberg. Of course Sylvia Hoeks plays her character Iris very convincing too. The tension in season 2 is increasing from episode 1 until the final episode 10. I will not go into further detail, but I've enjoyed every second of this season a lot. I'm looking forward to the 3rd season, which has been filmed already (if I'm well informed), or is in the process of being filmed. Can't wait!


10 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Music played in episode 5 ( Couwenberg plays a record) ? maicod
Season 2 mirzek
Where can I buy the DVD or get subtitles for season 1 and 2? bronwynspeaks
What happens in season 3 ? Bugzzz389
Discuss Overspel (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?