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Hostile Takeover (Feindliche Uebernahme - althan.com)

Hostile Takeover

In the high-tech world of global players, the stakes are murderously high.

Robert Fernau, security and computer expert of the energy giant Althan, is being forced to cooperate with right-wing terrorists. The fanatics, who've captured Robert's colleague Laura and his friend and mentor Willi, want to prevent the simultaneous launch of Althan's ten new environment-friendly power plants. Their plan is to install a "computer bomb" that will trigger an explosion when the plants are put into operation. While the terrorists take Robert on their daredevil mission to the central computer, Laura and Willi are conducting a war of nerves with the armed and unstable young radicals guarding them. What no one suspects is that the right-wing terrorists are only marionettes in the hands of a much greater and far more dangerous power...
Genre Thriller
Category Feature
Year of Production 1999
Director Carl Schenkel
Screenplay Niki Muellerschoen
Cinematography Egon Werdin
Horst Reiter
Harald Kloser
Ari Hantke
Cast Desirée Nosbusch, Klaus Loewitsch, Thomas Kretschmann, Florian Martens
Producer Susanne Porsche
Production Company mps mediaproductions, Unterfoehring
Length 96 min
Format color, 35 mm
Original Version
 German
Sound Technology Dolby SRD
With backing from German Federal Film Board, FilmFernsehFonds Bayern, Landesfoerderungsanstalt Muenchen, Bayerischer Bankenfonds

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