The Menten Case

Television series – 3 x 48 min

The Menten Case is based on the true story of journalist Hans Knoop, who is trying to find out the truth about the – at that time not yet convicted – war criminal Pieter Menten. This was a case that caused a great deal of uproar in the media and Dutch politics in the 1970s. Knoop is played by Guy Clemens and Aus Greidanus sr. portrays Menten. Other roles are taken by Noortje Herlaar, Carine Crutzen and Arian Foppen.
Each episode of the three-part series, broadcast on NPO 2, attracted more than 1 million viewers in the Netherlands.

Cast: Guy Clemens, Aus Greidanus Sr., Noortje Herlaar, Carine Crutzen, Arian Foppen
Produced by: NL Film, Omroep MAX
Written by: Robert-Jan Overeem, Jan Harm Dekker
DOP: Coen Stroeve NSC
Directed by: Tim Oliehoek
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, Biography
Year: 2016

Golden Calf best TV Drama (2017)
Nominee: Golden Calf best actor – Guy Clemens (2017)
Winner: Dutch TV-Award
Winner: Director’s NL Award
Winner: Rockie Award (Canada)
Nominee: Nipkow
Submission: Dutch entry for the International Emmy Awards of 2017