YEAR OUT : 2015
DURATION : 000 Minutes
GENRE : Corporate Thriller
In September 1981, Guthrie Limited Corporation, a premier British plantation and oil palm conglomarate was taken over by Malaysia’s Trust Fund, an investment arm of the Malaysian Goverment, in an audacious morning ‘raid’ on the London Stock Exchance.
DAWN RAID: The Hands That Rattled The Queen tells the high-tension story of a race against the clock of the planned attack on Britain’s biggest century-old firm, to reclaim all Malaysian lands.
The story follows the recruiment Khalid, an unassuming banker under tutelage of Ismail Ibrahim, the ex-National Bank Governor of Malaysia and the setting up of a crack team to execute the plan.
The risks are high for our protagonists, working along with the subdue old tradionalist, dead woods, and financial opportunist to get their plans through.
If news of it were to leak ahead of schedule, Guthrie stock price would almost certainly peak, leaving Guthrie time to respond towards quelling the ambush and risking losing all the funds used for the operation.
With the backdrop filled with international financial movements and boardroom deceptions, this pulse-racing thriller presents dramatic interpretations of one of world’s most iconic corporate takeover.
Historical - Corporate - Thriller
Malay & English
Al Jafree Yusop