Production info

Een Idealist
Netherlands, 1963  TV  

Ko van Dijk, Sigrid Koetse, Lous Hensen, Henk van Ulsen
Directed by Jack Dixon

Herodes, king of the Jews, is pressured by queen Cleopatra to appoint his wife's brother, the Jewish prince Aristobulus, as new high priest, but manages to poison him before the ceremony. Soon after Marc Anthony and Cleopatra are defeated by Octavian, Herodes sees a vision wherein is announced that the Messiah has been born and will become king of the Jews. This will become his downfall.

Dutch biblical television drama based on the play "En Idealist" (1928) by Danish playwright and Lutheran pastor Kaj Munk.

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