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Episode 1: Love in Amsterdam

Episode 1 | 1hr 32m 45s

Is cynical Amsterdam detective Piet Van der Valk’s favorite Vermeer painting the key to two senseless murders and a suspected kidnapping? In Episode 1, art, politics, and passion mix in a case that breaks in Piet’s new assistant and prompts discord with the police chief. Piet’s sidekick, Lucienne, courts death. Meanwhile, a bitter political campaign counts down to a fateful election.

Aired: 09/12/20 | Expires: 09/27/20
Episode 1: Love in Amsterdam
Funding for MASTERPIECE is provided by Viking and Raymond James with additional support from public television viewers and contributors to The MASTERPIECE Trust, created to help ensure the series’ future.
Get ready to head back to Amsterdam as Van der Valk returns for a second season!
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