Held for Ransom

A polished, moving, muscular thriller that never exploits or simplistically reduces its real-life horrors for entertainment value.

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Held for Ransom

HELD FOR RANSOM tells the true story of Danish photojournalist Daniel Rye who was held hostage for 398 days in Syria by the terror organization ISIS along with several other foreign nationals including the American journalist, James Foley. The film follows Daniel’s struggle to survive in captivity, his friendship with James, and the nightmare of the Rye family back home in Denmark as they try to do everything in their power to save their son. At the center of this crisis, we find hostage negotiator, Arthur, who plays a pivotal role in securing Daniel’s release.

Not Rated
Genre
Drama
Runtime
135
Language
Danish, English
Director
Niels Arden Oplev
Writer(s)
Anders Thomas Jensen
Cast
Esben Smed, Anders W Berthelsen, Toby Kebbell, Ardalan Esmaili, Sofie Torp, Sara Hjort Ditlevsen

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