- 1h 39min
- Directed by: Tobias Lindholm
- Written by: Tobias Lindholm
- Cast: Pilou Asbæk, Roland Møller, Søren
- Language: Danish
- UK release: 10 May 2013
Thriller about the hijacking of a freighter in the Indian Ocean, as experienced by both the desperate ship's cook (Asbæk) and the ice-cool CEO (Malling), who negotiates with the pirates from his boardroom. Negotiations drag on for months, making for commendable realism and fine performances but also slowing the pace to a crawl.
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Reviews & features
The Hijacking26 Feb 2013
Tense Danish thriller about a ship taken over by pirates in the Indian Ocean
Tobias Lindholm’s seafaring thriller explores contrasting claustrophobic environments through the eyes of two protagonists: Mikkel (Pilou Asbæk), the ship’s cook on board a hijacked freighter in the Indian Ocean, and freight firm CEO Peter (Soren…
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