THE BODY COLLECTOR
Drama | Netherlands (2016) | 143 minutes | Dutch with English Subtitles
MONDAY, MARCH 5, 6:45 PM and THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2:30 PM – REGAL SHADOWOOD 16
Investigative journalist Hans Knoop becomes personally involved in the hunt for Pieter Menten, an untouchable ex-Nazi and war criminal. Menten, a prominent millionaire living a lavish lifestyle near Amsterdam, decides to auction off part of his famous art collection which he had shipped to the Netherlands during the war. Knoop receives a tip from an Israeli colleague about Menten’s hidden wartime past but is warned to stay away from the story. He is stonewalled by bureaucrats and threatened by Menten. Based on the true story and novel by Hans Knoop.
DIRECTOR: TIM OLIEHOEK
Banff Television Festival 2017 – Best Drama Foreign Language; Nederlands Film Festival 2017 – Best TV Drama
Sponsors: March 5 - Marcia & Albert Schmier