Dutch political televisionby dourface | created - 24 Oct 2014 | updated - 19 May 2018 | Public
1. De mannetjesmaker (1983)
110 min | Drama
The reconstruction of a Dutch political scandal from the 1960s when a PR specialist managed to gain unhealthy influence in government circles. Eventually he became the biggest victim.
2. Julia's geheim (1987)
103 min | Drama
A Turkish girl of the second generation gets the leading role in a music theater performance of Romeo and Juliet. Her father can not know about her stage activities. If her parents find out, there is a chain reaction of events.
3. De nacht van Aalbers (2001 TV Movie)
68 min | Thriller
A political thriller about a political leader who gets involved in a mysterious murder in a hotel. In order not to damage his political career the politician tries to hide the truth. An ambitious young journalist investigates the murder.
4. De papegaai (1988– )
Johan van Dam (Peter Tuinman), his wife Vera and his children Karin and Teun arrive in the country Tyros, that gave them political asylum. In the Netherlands there is a military government.... See full synopsis »
5. Medea (2005)
300 min | Thriller, Drama
Greek tragedy by Euripide moved to Dutch politics. Medea, the daughter of the chairman of the senate, falls madly in love with ambitious politician Jason. Together they plan a campaign to make Jason prime minister.
9. Sorry minister (2009)
In this Dutch version of "Yes, Minister", mediocre politician Karel Bijl is unexpectedly made minister of Administrative Affairs. He learns the hard way that top-level government is a ... See full summary »
11. Vox Populi (2008)
100 min | Comedy
Vox Populi is a black comedy about an experienced politician suffering from a midlife crisis. When he comes into contact with the common-man's logic of his new in-laws, this has a ... See full summary »
15. Land Van Lubbers (2016)
Dutch former Prime Minister President Ruud Lubbers is interviewed at Amsterdam university by students. His story is laced with flashbacks of important events in his political career.
17. De fractie (2015–2016)
Political drama series about the fraction of the VPN, a free-spirited progressive party that stands for openness in politics. Each episode is in line with the topicality of the week of broadcast.
19. Klem in de draaideur (2003)
90 min | Drama
This tv-movie is about a political drama in the Netherlands between procureur general Arthur Docters van Leeuwen en minister Winnie Sorgdrager. They stride between power and trust.
20. Retour Den Haag (1999 TV Movie)
50 min | Drama
In 1993 incriminating information surfaced about illicit narcotics detection methods for the IRT team. Ed van Thijn (former mayor of Amsterdam) was then Minister of Jusitice. The affair would eventually lead to his resignation.
21. All Souls (2005)
90 min | Drama
Dutch filmmakers gathered to make this compilation movie, consisting of 17 segments, as a reaction to the status quo in The Netherlands after the assassination of filmmaker Theo van Gogh on November 2, 2004.
Directors: Ger Beukenkamp, Mijke de Jong, Mariecke van der Linden, Gerrard Verhage, Peter de Baan, Constant Dullaart, Norbert ter Hall, Rita Horst, David Lammers, Tim Oliehoek, Rob Schröder, Hanro Smitsman, Eddy Terstall, Maarten Treurniet, Meral Uslu, Marco van Geffen, Michiel van Jaarsveld, Nicole van Kilsdonk | Stars: Banjer, Hugo Beelt, Peter Bolhuis, Kees Boot
23. In the Interests of the State (1997 TV Movie)
A Kurdish asylum seeker who is a poet and a member of the Kurdish Marxist Leninist Front can not escape the long arm of the Turkish government in The Netherlands. They submit a request for ... See full summary »