The Heineken Kidnapping sold to the US
12 March 2012
Dutch feature film THE HEINEKEN KIDNAPPING by Maarten Treurniet was sold to the United States and will get a theatrical release in the States this autumn. The film is produced by IDTV Film and was already sold to the UK and Ireland.
THE HEINEKEN KIDNAPPING is based on the kidnap of beer tycoon Heineken that hit the news in the Netherlands and abroad in the eighties of the last century. The film exceeds the well known story of the kidnap and goes on to tell the story of Alfred Heineken's revenge, which culminates in a chase of the kidnappers across the world. Focusing on the psychological power struggle between the successful and charismatic beer brewer and a ruthless young criminal with a grudge.
Dutch actor Rutger Hauer plays Alfred Heineken.
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