Kidnapping Stella

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Kidnapping Stella
Directed byThomas Sieben
Written byThomas Sieben
StarringClemens Schick
Jella Haase
Max von der Groeben
Distributed byNetflix
Release date
  • July 12, 2019 (2019-07-12)
Running time
89 minutes
CountryGermany
LanguageGerman

Kidnapping Stella is a 2019 German thriller film directed and written by Thomas Sieben, and is a remake of the 2009 British thriller The Disappearance of Alice Creed. The plot revolves around two men, Vic (Clemens Schick) and Tom (Max von der Groeben), who kidnap Stella (Jella Haase), and shows how she manages to come out of the clutches of her two masked kidnappers.[1][2][3][4]

The film was released on Netflix on July 12, 2019.

Premise[edit]

Kidnapping Stella starts with two ex-convicts, Tom (Max von der Groeben) and Vic (Clemens Schick), meticulously preparing for what is required for kidnapping a girl by stealing a car and make a secluded room soundproof. It is a minimalist film which only these three characters, is played out in only a few locations and has long sequences with little or no dialogue, and tells the story of how Stella (Jella Haase) manages to come out of the clutches of her two masked kidnappers.[5]

Cast[edit]

Release[edit]

It was released on July 12, 2019 on Netflix streaming.[6] According to Netflix, over 18 million accounts watched Kidnapping Stella within the first week of release. [7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KIDNAPPING STELLA". German Films Quarterly. Retrieved June 28, 2019.
  2. ^ "Stream It Or Skip It: 'Kidnapping Stella' on Netflix, a Minimalist German Remake of a 2009 Minimalist British Thriller". Decider. Retrieved July 14, 2019.
  3. ^ "Kidnapping Stella Review: An Overly Faithful Remake That Does Nothing To Stand Out". Ready Steady Cut. Retrieved July 14, 2019.
  4. ^ "Kidnapping Stella (2019) – Movie Review". Cinecelluloid. Retrieved July 14, 2019.
  5. ^ "'KIDNAPPING STELLA' NETFLIX REVIEW [2019]- UNIMAGINATIVE BUT THRILLING KIDNAPPING DRAMA". High On Films. Retrieved July 15, 2019.
  6. ^ Kidnapping Stella. Netflix.
  7. ^ "Every Viewing Statistic Netflix Has Released So Far (November 2019)". What's on Netflix. November 7, 2019.

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