The Dinner

Director(s)
Menno Meyjes
Writer(s)
Menno Meyjes (based on the novel of the same name by Herman Koch)
Cast
Jacob Derwig, Thekla Reuten, Daan Schuurmans, Kim van Kooten
Producer(s)
Maarten Swart, Reinout Oerlemans
Co-Producer(s)
Inspire Pictures
DOP
Sander Snoep NSC
Release
2013
poster The Dinner

Paul is a failed history teacher who has put his heart and soul into his family and is now confronted with the vulnerability of this happiness. His wife Claire constantly drags him away from the edge and stops at nothing to protect her family. Serge, Paul’s brother, is a politician, in the running to become Prime Minister. Babette is the sleeping lioness by his side. The Dinner puts everyone on edge – how far will you go when it comes to your kids and their future?