EN - A modern-day Moses commits a series of gruesome crimes in order to jolt society’s conscience and restore its moral values. A soon-to-retire police officer and his ambitious young partner get caught up in the impossible hunt for the perpetrator who becomes increasingly popular.


Title 13 Commandments
Original title De 13 geboden
Original language Dutch
Status Completed
Production Majority Flemish
Category TV series
Genre crime, thriller, suspense
Year 2018


Cast Dirk van Dijck, Marie Vinck, Karlijn Sileghem, Bert Haelvoet, Tom Ternest, Ella Leyers, Gökhan Girginol, Hilde De Baerdemaeker, Line Pillet, Katelijne Verbeke, Jeroen Perceval, Hans De Munter
Photography Anton Mertens
Editing Mathieu Depuydt
Art director Johan van Essche
Costume Tine Deseure
Makeup Labhise Allara MC, Marleen Flamand
Music Marc Bonne
Concept Rita Bossaer, Dirk Nielandt, Lieven Scheerlinck, Ed Vanderweyden

Technical specs

Running time series 13 x 45'
Colour Colour
Available in 2D


Tax shelter partners Casa Kafka Pictures & Belfius

Flanders Image announces drama series line-up for CONNeXT

Flanders Image has announced the full line-up of drama series to be presented at the second edition of its invitation-only networking event CONNeXT. The TV strand, which will involve the presentation of TV drama slates as well as the screening of completed episodes of series, is an exciting new addition to the CONNeXT programme.

CONNeXT 17CONNeXT will run over three-and-a-half days of intensive networking, pitching, screenings and keynote talks (and of course hospitality) due to be held in Ghent from 8-11 October. Some 75 top professionals have already confirmed their attendance, including sales agents, buyers and festival programmers from Europe and North America.

Published on Monday 11 September 2017

Séries Mania presents two from Flanders

Team Chocolate and 13 Commandments, two new fiction series from Flanders, have been invited to the International Panorama at Séries Mania, the annual television festival in Paris (13-23 April). Also selected is drama series High Tides, a co-production with Flanders which Hans Herbots directed.

Team ChocolateTeam Chocolate is the story of Jasper Vloemans, a mentally challenged boy who works at a chocolate manufacturing company. When Tina, the colleague he’s in love with, is suddenly deported back to Kosovo, Jasper and his friends embark on a road trip to find her. The International Pan aroma also includes 13 Commandments, a TV series about a murderous modern-day Moses. Inspired by the 10 Commandments, he commits a series of gruesome crimes in order to jolt society’s conscience and restore its moral values.

Published on Tuesday 28 March 2017

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Short info

Director Maarten Moerkerke
Producers Dirk Impens
Writers Maarten Moerkerke, Nele Meirhaeghe, Geert Verbanck, Koen Sonck, Frauke Heyde

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