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The Heineken Kidnapping Blu-ray
Posted August 11, 2012 03:04 AM by Webmaster
MPI Media Group will release on Blu-ray Dutch director Maarten Treurniet's thriller De Heineken Ontvoering a.k.a The Heineken Kidnapping (2011), starring Rutger Hauer, Gijs Naber and Sallie Harmsen. Street date is August 28th.
Earlier this year, The Heineken Kidnapping won Rembrandt Award for Best Dutch Actor (Rutger Hauer).
Amsterdam, 1983. Alfred Heineken (Rutger Hauer, The Hitcher, Split Second), one of the world's wealthiest brewers and arguably the most influential man in Holland, is kidnapped by a gang of young hoodlums and held for ransom. Chained to the wall of a cold, cramped cell for 21 grueling days, the business magnate is subjected to humiliation at the hands of the kidnappers. But when the ransom is paid and Heineken is set free, he embarks on a personal vendetta to find his captors and exact revenge. Based on the true story of one of the most sensational kidnappings in Europe, The Heineken Kidnapping is a smart, tense thriller in which predator becomes prey and power is gained through conviction.