Death of a Polemicist. On Theo van Gogh (1957-2004)
(Pieter Bots) The Low Countries - 2005, № 13, pp. 256-258
On 2 November 2004 in Amsterdam-Oost, three Theo van Goghs were murdered: a talented, productive and independent-minded filmmaker, a gifted television interviewer and the provocateur who in his columns fiercely lashed out at everything he opposed and found no insult too coarse when engaging in controversy. Which makes it all the more ironic that Van Gogh was murdered because of ‘Submission I' – a film in which, for once, he refused to play the sarcastic fool.
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