Topkapi Films

Frans van Gestel, Arnold Heslenfeld, Laurette Schillings, Idse Grotenhuis & Robert Oey
Kloveniersburgwal 131-III | 1011 KD Amsterdam
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Topkapi develops and (co)produces feature films, television drama and nonfiction productions for the Dutch and international market. It strives to build long-term relationships with writers and directors. Topkapi Films is run by Frans van Gestel, Arnold Heslenfeld and Laurette Schillings. Idse Grotenhuis is responsible for Topkapi Series and Robert Oey leads Topkapi Nonfiction. Titles successfully (co)produced include Layla M., A Noble Intention, Land and Shade, The Commune, Land and Belgica.


CURRENT PROJECTS

Tailgating (working title)
Director & Screenwriter: Lodewijk Crijns. Cast: Jeroen Spitzenberger, Willem de Wolf, Anniek Pheifer. Country: NL/BE. Co-producer: Savage Film. Status: pre-production. Release: November 2019. Sort: feature-length film. Genre: drama, thriller.

Hans, a self-confident man, on his way together with his family, causes a traffic fight with another driver: Ed – who, in revenge starts to follow the family and confronts Hans with his ego. As Hans starts to lose control of his family, Ed pushes him until nothing but the fearful, vulnerable child he once was remains

Savior
Director: Halina Reijn. Screenwriter: Halina Reijn, Esther Gerritsen. Cast: Carice van Houten, Marwan Kenzari. Country: NL. Status: pre-production. Release: February 2019. Sort: feature-length film. Duration: 90 min. Genre: drama, thriller.

Emma, an experienced psychiatrist working in a penal institution, starts an affair with a psychopathic serial rapist, who appears to be ready to return to society.