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thumbnail A Hijacking (2013, Denmark)

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Director: Tobias Lindholm

Starring: Johan Philip Asbæk, Soren Malling, Dar Salim, Roland Møller, Gary Skjoldmose Porter

Genre: Drama, Thriller

Duration: 99 mins

 

The cargo ship MV Rozen is heading for harbour when it is hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean. Amongst the men on board are the ship’s cook Mikkel (Pilou Asbæk) and the engineer Jan (Roland Møller), who along with the rest of the seamen are taken hostage in a cynical game of life and death. With the demand for a ransom of millions of dollars a psychological drama unfolds between the CEO of the shipping company and the Somali pirates. Søren Malling, best known for his roles in Borgen and The Killing, plays the stern CEO. Written and directed by Tobias Lindholm (writer of Borgen).

 

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