A Danish cargo ship traversing the Indian Ocean is overpowered by volatile pirates who appear barely held in check by their multilingual spokesman Omar whose own agenda is nothing if not ambiguous. As long-distance ransom discussions drag on for months, back in Copenhagen the shipping firm’s CEO balances conscience with the hardball tactics of a hired professional negotiator (Gary Skjoldmose Porter, who has actually performed this function in real life). Meanwhile tempers fray, despair sets in and at least one hostage grows seriously ill.
1hr 53mins long
R13 Contains violence, offensive language