Judgment Call

Drama 82' Netherlands 2021


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When a famous thriller writer accuses a prominent politician of rape, just before an election, their controversial trial becomes a public battle for the truth as they go head to head in court.

Just before an election, the charismatic politician Fabian Ploch is accused of sexual abuse by well-known thriller writer Amanda Richter. Richter claims that Ploch raped her twenty-five years ago during a student party. Judgment Call follows the intense trial that ensues. The world holds its breath as this high-stakes duel between man and woman begins. The verdict is set to determine our future in a politically-charged clash between the rights of men and the safety of women.

Production Status CompletedOriginal Title De zittingDuration 82'Genre DramaCountry of Origin NetherlandsProduction Year 2021Language Spoken DutchDirector Saskia DiesingScript Writer Lykele MuusCast Jacob Derwig, Kim van Kooten, Ellen Parren, Lykele Muus, Romana VredeProducer Marijn WigmanProduction Company Nuts & BoltsCo-production Companies BNNVARA