Thursday, October 20, 2011

World's tiniest violin is playing for convicted kidnapper Willem Holleeder

Boo hoo hoo

A court in Amsterdam has heard from lawyers for a convicted kidnapper, who wants to use the legal system to protect his reputation from a new film.

Willem Holleeder is hoping to prevent the release of The Heineken Kidnapping, a new thriller starring Blade Runner star Rutger Hauer.

The film portrays the 1983 kidnapping of brewing executive Freddy Heineken.

Holleeder was among those convicted of the crime, and is unhappy with the portrayal of his character in the film.

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