Captive

    Genre
    Drama, Thriller
  • Runtime
    120 mins
  • Release Date
    2012
  • Countries
    France, Philippines, Germany, United Kingdom
  • Languages
    English, Tagalog

ANGELIKA’S NOTE

"In this relentless thriller and Berlin International Film Festival Official Selection, Oscar nominated French star Isabelle Huppert (ELLE) brings passion and courage to her portrayal of a hostage caught in a seemingly hopeless situation. Variety raves, "Raw, visceral immediacy...harrowing...on the level of total authenticity, it's entirely successful."
DIRECTED BY:
Brillante Mendoza
WRITTEN BY:
Brilliante Mendoza, Patrick Bancarel
CAST INCLUDES:
Isabelle Huppert, Katherine Mulville, Marc Zanetta

SYNOPSIS

At a beach resort in the Philippines, 20 guests are kidnapped by an Islamic separatist group fighting for their independence. French social worker Therese Bourgoine is among those taken to a jungle island, with the Filipino army in pursuit. As the captors and their hostages journey through dense jungle terrain, trying to avoid the bullets and artillery salvos fired indiscriminately at them, an unexpected bond grows between the kidnappers and hostages.

Captive

    Genre
    Drama, Thriller
  • Runtime
    120 mins
  • Release Date
    2012
  • Countries
    France, Philippines, Germany, United Kingdom
  • Languages
    English, Tagalog
DIRECTED BY
Brillante Mendoza
WRITTEN BY
Brilliante Mendoza, Patrick Bancarel
CAST INCLUDES
Isabelle Huppert, Katherine Mulville, Marc Zanetta
"In this relentless thriller and Berlin International Film Festival Official Selection, Oscar nominated French star Isabelle Huppert (ELLE) brings passion and courage to her portrayal of a hostage caught in a seemingly hopeless situation. Variety raves, "Raw, visceral immediacy...harrowing...on the level of total authenticity, it's entirely successful."

At a beach resort in the Philippines, 20 guests are kidnapped by an Islamic separatist group fighting for their independence. French social worker Therese Bourgoine is among those taken to a jungle island, with the Filipino army in pursuit. As the captors and their hostages journey through dense jungle terrain, trying to avoid the bullets and artillery salvos fired indiscriminately at them, an unexpected bond grows between the kidnappers and hostages.