Site Updates
News in Short
Contacts
   
 
   
Soap Box Poets
Viewers Views
Chatroom
Message Board
   
  
   
Starfish
Autographed Items
Events
Fundraisers
   
 
   
Terms of Use
Disclaimer
 
 
   
FLIGHT OF THE STORKS
2012

poster

TV Miniseries

Director:

Jan Kounen

Language:
English

Running Time: 2 episodes of 90' ea.

Episodes titles:
Part One: A Solo Journey
Part Two: Fall in Hell

Main Cast:
Antoine Basler - Marcel Minaus
Rutger Hauer - Sonderman
Danny Keogh - Max Bohm
Richard Lukunku - Gabriel
Grant Swanby - Hank
Amr Waked - Dr. Djuric

Screenplay:
Denis McGrath from the novel by Jean-Christophe Grangé

Plot:
Jonathan Anselme, a young English academic, teams up with Max Böhm, an amateur ornithologist, to follow storks on their migration from Switzerland to Africa. Max wants to find out why some birds never return from this journey.

However, after Max is found dead in mysterious circumstances, Jonathan decides to make the trip alone, never suspecting that he will find himself caught up in an international web of intrigue.

While the Swiss detective Dumaz investigates Max Böhm’s murky past, Jonathan is forced to confront his own troubled history.

He uncovers a trail of grisly murders travelling through Bulgaria, Turkey, the Middle East, Congo along the pathway of the migrating storks and their deadly secret.

Notes:
This miniseries is a co-production with South Africa and Germany and was developed by Canal Plus.
Jean-Christophe Grangé (born in 1961) is a French mystery writer, journalist, and screenwriter; he is one of France’s best-known authors and notably wrote 'Crimson Rivers', the novel brought to the big screen in 2000 and which was part of a new wave of big budget French action films made with US-style values.


the book cover

Set Shots :

Trailers:


Back to the Filmography List


 
Visitors since October 29, 1999

 
   
I've Seen Films
Festival
 
   
 
 
   
Rutger Hauer Film Factory
   
   
 
  
   
Photo Galleries
Hot Shots
 
   
 
 
   
TV Interviews,
Documentaries
   
   
 
  ©Rutger Hauer
 1999-2014