7/101 Votes Alchetron
First episode date 8 January 2005
Program creator Theo van Gogh
|Awards Golden Calf Special Jury Prize|
Nominations Golden Calf for Best Television Drama
Cast Katja Schuurman, Thijs Römer, Tara Elders, Caro Lenssen, Monic Hendrickx
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Medea is a 2005 Dutch television serial in six episodes directed by Theo van Gogh, starring Katja Schuurman, Thijs Römer and Tara Elders. It tells the story of the daughter of a politician who tries to help her selfish boyfriend to become the prime minister of the Netherlands.
The screenplay was written by Theodor Holman and is a take on Euripides' play Medea, with the story moved to contemporary Dutch politics. The serial was produced by Column Film for the broadcaster AVRO.
It won the Special Prize and was nominated for the Golden Calf for Best Television Drama at the 2005 Netherlands Film Festival.