Traditional liberal values so prized by the Dutch people are being threatened at the same time as the country itself is in danger in a way not seen since the 1950s. A Dutch Affair is a tense eco-thriller with a very human focus.
A Dutch Affair
Terrorist Threats - Oil company troubleshooter Doug is unsure what to expect of his new assignment to The Netherlands. Things start to look up when he is met at the airport by his new colleague Marianne but then he comes face to face with the stark reality of the terror threats aimed at his Company…
Honor Killings - Sadime is alienated from her Moroccan family – she loves her job and despite her father’s threats, wants a boyfriend of her own choosing. Matters come to a head when she is invited to go on TV…
Young Dutch student, Jaap van der Broek is captivated by Sadime but their relationship looks doomed and eventually his policeman father has to become involved…
Terrorist Abdul is the catalyst who will bring them all together.
The cars in front of them ground slowly past the two policemen who had parked their motorbikes across the highway, effectively forming a roadblock.
Marianne nervously opened the driver’s window as they drew level with the dark-uniformed figure; cold air cutting through the warm cocoon inside the car.
“Papieren alstublieft.” The tone was abrupt and a pair of cold blue eyes looked searchingly over the car, missing nothing. Pressing back into his seat alongside hers, Doug could feel his breathing involuntarily speed up. Shit, why did these guys always make him feel guilty