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R| 1 hr. 39 min.

Plot Summary
After Somali pirates hijack a Danish cargo ship and take the crew hostage, authorities in Copenhagen begin negotiations with the pirates to free the crew.

Cast: Pilou Asbaek , Søren Malling , Dar Salim , Roland Moller , Gary Skjoldmose Porter , Abdihakin Asgar , Amalie Ihle Alstrup , Amalie Vulff Andersen

Director: Tobias Lindholm

Genres: Drama, Thriller

Distributor: Magnolia Pictures

A Hijacking (2012)

Release Date: June 14th, 2013|1 hr. 39 min.

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  • 100
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Here's an iffy proposition. If A Hijacking was in English, or if U.S. audiences weren't finicky about reading subtitles, or if life was fair, this brilliant thriller, by the Danish filmmaker Tobias Lindholm, would be playing on multiplex screens throughout the country. show more

  • 80
    The Hollywood Reporter

    [A Hijacking] illuminatingly and sensitively dramatizes an easily-overlooked global crime phenomenon. show more

  • 80
    Jordan Hoffman Film.com

    A Hijacking isn’t boring, but it is not an adventure film – it is a frustratingly realistic take on the unfortunate modern threat of piracy, and a bit of an emotional workout. show more

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