Kidnap - Bo's Most Exciting Holiday Ever
Bo is the only child of rich parents, and goes to the best international boarding school in Europe. But when he is kidnapped at the beginning of the school holiday, his rich, safe and secluded world is turned upside down. However, during their cross-country trip back to the Netherlands to meet the ransom deadline, Bo and his abductor Fred, a lovable loser, forge a strange friendship...
90' / DCP / colour
Genre: family, comedy
Original title: KIDNEP
Dir: Diederik Ebbinge
Prod: Topkapi Films (NL)
Co-prod: The Storytellers Film & TV (NL), Menuet (BE), Mona Film Produktion (AT)
Sc: Karen van Holst Pellekaan
D.O.P.: Dennis Wielaert
Completed: January 2015
Cast: Martin van Waardenberg (THE MARATHON, THE LOONIES), Teun Stokkel (THE NEW WORLD), Steven Van Watermeulen (DAS LEBEN EIN TRAUM, CONFETTI ON THE THRESHNING FLOOR), Ruth Becquart (SED LEKS, MADLY IN LOVE).
Seoul International Youth Film Festival
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
Second feature film.
MATTERHORN (2013, feature) Awards: a.o. Audience Award IFF Rotterdam, Audience Award, Russian Film Critics Award and Best Film Award of the Russian Filmclub Association Moscow IFF, Best Debut Film IFF Valladolid, SUCCESS (2008, short) Award: Best Short Film Fernand Raynaud Award Clermont-Ferrand Int. Short FF