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De zitting

Director: Saskia Diesing
Politics and #MeToo conspire in this court drama. A well-known thriller author claims the favourite PM candidate abused her at a student party 25 years ago. All sorts of questions tumble forth.
Shortly before the elections, the charismatic politician and favourite PM candidate Fabian Ploch (Jacob Derwig) is accused of sexual abuse. The well-known thriller author Amanda Richter (Kim van Kooten) claims Ploch abused her twenty-five years ago at a student party. De zitting shows the ensuing court case. What happened, who speaks the truth and why is this story coming out at this point in time?


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Title: De zitting
Year: 2021
Duration : 1 hour, 33 minutes
Type: Drama series/one-off
Edition: NFF 2021

Gouden Kalf nominees

Best Singleplay (2021)
Saskia Diesing

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