The Heineken Kidnapping

Directed by
Maarten Treurniet

Written by
Kees van Beijnum & Maarten Treurniet

Topkapi Films, Richard Claus, VARA

Release year

127 min


The Heineken Kidnapping is based on the kidnapping of beer tycoon Heineken that hit the news in the Netherlands and abroad in the eighties of the last century. The film transcends the well known story of the kidnap and goes on to tell the story of Alfred Heineken’s revenge, which culminates in a hunt for the kidnappers across the globe. Focusing on the psychological power struggle between the successful and charismatic beer brewer and a ruthless young criminal with a grudge.