Belgian remake BLACK OUT
2 February, 2012
The rights of Dutch feature film BLACK OUT have been sold to Belgium. Producers Bert Nijdam and Maarten Kuit from Orange Film and Hazazah Pictures have announced the deal today.
They say the story of the film appeals to an international audience and other countries have already shown interest too.
Arne Toonen directed the Dutch BLACK OUT. The film has been releases on 26 January and is screening with success in national cinemas at the moment. After the first weekend BLACK OUT entered the box office at number 7 in the Top 20 of most visited films.
In BLACK OUT retired criminal Jos Vreeswijk on the day before his wedding wakes up next to a dead man…
… and as if that’s not enough, crime lord Vlad is accusing him of ripping off 20 kilos of cocaine. Jos has to get the stash back in 24 hours, otherwise his bride Caroline will pay the price. He has no choice therefore but to creep back into his old world of thieves and dealers to get the coke back, fill the gap in his memory and get himself to the church on time.
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