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The Schouwendam 12

Season 1
Decades ago, teenagers Olaf and Alice disappeared from the Dutch village of Schouwendam without a trace. Then an unknown man suddenly turns up in town with no memories but a clear resemblance to Olaf. The residents are forced to confront the mysteries of the past, but who is lying and who is telling the truth? As new fatalities occur, the community is riven with fear in this Dutch-language drama.
Eva LaurenssenMatthijs van de Sande BakhuyzenGijs Naber
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  1. 1. Reappearance
    November 11, 2019
    When an unknown man arrives in the village of Schouwendam, it causes a great deal of unrest among the residents. The man claims he is Olaf Witte, who disappeared without a trace from the village 25 years ago. If it is him, what does he know about Alice Drost, a teenage girl who disappeared at the same time as Olaf?
  2. 2. Missing
    November 18, 2019
    After her boat is found floating on the lake, an extensive search gets underway for Maud van Keulen. Is there a connection between her disappearance and the possible return of Olaf Witte? The Criminal Investigation Department is called in to help. Then something is found on the water.
  3. 3. Remembrances
    November 25, 2019
    Various residents of Schouwendam recall what they remember from the time when Olaf and Alice disappeared. But it soon turns out that some of these stories contradict each other considerably. Karlijn van Andel tries to distinguish the lies from the truth and to discover what really happened in 1995.
  4. 4. The Gardens
    December 2, 2019
    Now that the mystery man is starting to regain some of his memories, it seems that he is still Olaf Witte. But DNA research once again shows that he cannot be Olaf. The investigation focuses on an area where there used to be allotment gardens. Who visited the gardens around the time that Olaf and Alice disappeared, and did something happen to them there?
  5. 5. Paternity
    December 9, 2019
    A local man refuses to give DNA for a paternity test, causing many people to think that he must be the father of Olaf Witte. During Maud's funeral, Stijn does something unexpected, with far-reaching consequences. Shocking information about the past is revealed.
  6. 6. Paranoia
    December 16, 2019
    Karlijn is confronted with her own past when she comes under increasing pressure to solve the mystery. There are new victims in Schouwendam, and the paranoia of the residents takes on dangerous forms. When something is found in the forest, it turns everything upside down.
  7. 7. The Forest
    December 23, 2019
    The shock of what was found in the forest reverberates throughout the town, and the suspected perpetrator has now fled. Karlijn van Andel tries to get a grip on what is going on in her head and talks to her psychologist. The tensions between Rogier and Willemijn van Pallant are increasing, and their armor is slipping.
  8. 8. Poland
    December 30, 2019
    Karlijn and the man who still thinks he is Olaf Witte reconstruct everything that happened in Poland. This yields a number of bewildering insights and conclusions that make the case take an unexpected turn. Back in Schouwendam, a mysterious phone call from Poland is investigated.
  9. 9. That Night
    January 6, 2020
    Slowly but surely it becomes clear what happened in 1995, on the night when Olaf and Alice disappeared. Still, questions remain, and Karlijn tries to put the last puzzle pieces into place. Once again, two inhabitants of Schouwendam disappear without a trace.
  10. 10. Answers
    January 13, 2020
    The truth is revealed in its entirety. What happened to Olaf and Alice in 1995? Is the unknown man Olaf Witte? Who has committed the murders in the present? Karlijn finds answers to these questions but puts herself in danger to do it-and she’s not the only one whose life is on the line.

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