The inside story of the planning, execution, rousing aftermath and ultimate downfall of the kidnappers of beer tycoon Alfred "Freddy" Heineken, which resulted in the largest ransom ever paid for an individual.
It was the perfect crime until they got way with it.
Did You Know?
In a spectacular turn of events, two sisters of Willem Holleeder (Sam Worthington) - Sonja (played by Jemima West) and Astrid - along with a former girlfriend of his turned against him giving statements to the police about his involvement in the ordering of several contract kills, among which the one of his former blood brother and brother in law Cor van Hout (Jim Strugess) in 2003. Untill now this link could never be substantiated. As of 2015, Holleeder is already in custody awaiting trial for other heavy crimes and, with those new allegations, might be facing life imprisonment. See more
When the kidnappers are discussing the World War II Sten gun, one is jokingly called 'Rambo'. However, the film 'First Blood', from which the character comes, was not released until March 1983 in the Netherlands. See more
There are two ways a man can be rich in this world, he can have a lot of money, or he can have a lot of friends. But he cannot have both.
Version of De Heineken ontvoering
You Are The Light
Performed by Evan Olson
Written by Evan Olson
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