In het belang van de staat

Theo van Gogh Television drama - 1997 - 50 min.

Gouden Kalf-winnaar

Beste Televisiedrama Theo van Gogh

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The Kurdish poet Ibrahim Aziz, an alleged member of the Kurdish Marxist-Leninist Front, tries to get a residence permit as a political refugee, with the aid of his lawyer Wies, who works for a Law Shop. The Turkish government has however asked for his extradition on the ground that Aziz is said to have killed several Turkish officers. This is reason enough for the Dutch security service to investigate the case. Listening equipment, blackmail and threats drive Wies and Aziz further into a corner.


Director(s) Theo van Gogh
Script Tomas Ross
Producer(s) Jan Rutger Achterberg
Mardou Jacobs
Production Company
Director of Photography
Production Design
Ruud van Dijk
Sound on Set
Gusta van Eijk
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