EN - When ice cream manufacturer Phil Frisco discovers his life’s work is being taken over by his wife and his eldest son, he decides to stage his own kidnapping to start a new life with the ransom. The Kidnapping of Phil Frisco is a bittersweet satire about what life has in store for everyone who only pursues their own happiness.


Title The Kidnapping of Phil Frisco
Original title De ontvoering van Phil Frisco
Original language Dutch
Status In post-production
Production Majority Flemish
Category TV series
Genre Dark comedy
Year 2020
World première / first public presentation 2020-01-08


Cast Lucas Van den Eynde, Koen De Bouw, Vincent Van Sande, Viv Van Dingenen, Nico Sturm, Barbara Sarafian, Jan Hammenecker, Lize Feryn, Luk Wyns, Tiny Bertels, Peter Van den Eede, Laurence Roothooft, Ward Kerremans, Marthe Schneider, Lydia Indjova
Photography Hyun De Grande
Editing De Montagewinkel
Sound Miguel de Oliveira e Silva
Art director Jacques Van Loock
Costume La Tirette Styling
Makeup Nathalie De Hen
Music Sonhouse

Technical specs

Running time series 44'
Release format 2K
Aspect ratio 2:1 (16:9 + bars available)
Sound format Stereo
Colour Colour
Available in 2D


Supported by Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF)
Production partners VTM
Tax shelter partners BNP Paribas Fortis Film Finance

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Last edited on 3 November 2019

Short info

Director Raf Reyntjens, Koen Van Sande
Producers David Vermander, Dirk Ver Hoeye
Writers Roel Mondelaers, Daniel Lambo, Jacques Boon, Koen Van Sande

David Vermander
Gustave Schildknechtstraat 33B1
1020 Brussels
T +32 496 556 611


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