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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Standard version.
  • Publisher: Los Angeles : Magnolia Home Entertainment, [2013]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
"A film by Tobias Lindholm"--Container.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Executive producers, Henrik Zein, Lena Haugaard & Thomas Heinesen ; director, Tobias Lindholm.
Participant or Performer Note:
Soren Malling, Pilou Asbaek, Dar Salim, Roland Moller.
Summary, etc.:
The crew of a Danish cargo ship is hijacked and taken hostage by Somali pirates. The pirates pick the ship's cook as interpreter, to engage in escalating negotiations and ransom demands with their company CEO and authorities.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for language.
System Details Note:
Language Note:
In English with Danish ; with Spanish and French subtitles.
Subtitles in English for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Awards Note:
AFI Film Festival: Audience Award New Auteurs ; Official Selection: Venice ; Official Selection: Toronto ; Thessaloniki IFF: Best Picture & Audience Award Winner.
Subject: Digital recordings.
Foreign films.
Cargo ships > Drama.
Hijacking of ships > Drama.
Hostages > Drama.
Pirates > Somalia > Drama.
Danish language films.
Genre: Films for the hearing impaired.

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