Manhunt - Pieter de Baan - Netherlands

Manhunt (Netherlands, 2012) by Eurochannel



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3 Must-See European Action Movies

Manhunt (Bellicher: Cell, 2012)

Director: Pieter de Baan
Daan Schuurmans, Tim Murck, Anniek Pheifer, Huub Stapel, Anna Drijver
Genre: Thriller, action, drama


Michael Bellicher wakes up one morning to find out that his identity has been stolen. The perpetrator is using his ID to commit all kinds of crimes. As Michael tries to find out who is behind all this, to his horror, his credentials show up at the scene of a major terrorist attack. Suddenly, he is public enemy number one and everybody is after him . . . Eurochannel premieres Manhunt!

For centuries, we have asked the ultimate question: who am I? For Michael Bellicher, it now goes beyond philosophy, it’s a matter of survival! In Manhunt, action meets technology as the protagonist sees his very existence threatened one day when his identity is stolen. Not only has his personal data been robbed, but the DNA records of the city have been hacked and he now fights against time to save his life.

Based on a series of action novels, Manhunt proposes a problem of modern-day technology for the viewers: identity theft. What if someone steals and misuses your digital identity, buys something with your credit card, performs a fatal attack?

Fast-paced and full of twists, Manhunt is considered to be the Dutch Bourne series. The film’s main character has also been the leading protagonist in two of the most successful TV series in the country.

Eurochannel invites you feel the anguish of the protagonist as he fights to recover his identity and escape from the deadly threats on his life!


After being wrongfully accused of a fatal hit-and-run, Michael Bellicher (Daan Schuurmans) finds himself hunted by cops and criminals alike as he attempts to find out who has stolen his identity.

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