The Captor

THE CAPTOR

Review: Based on the absurd but true story of a 1973 bank heist and hostage crisis in Stockholm. This was documented in the 1974 New Yorker as the ‘Stockholm Syndrome’.
Director: Robert Budreau
Actors: Ethan Hawke, Noomi Rapace, Mark Strong, Christopher Heyerdahl, Bea Santos, Mark Rendall, Ian Matthews, John Ralston, Shanti Roney, Christopher Wagelin, Thorbjorn Harr, Gustaf Mammarsten, Vladimir Jon Cubrt, Nonnie Griffin and Anders Yates
Year: 2018
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime and Drama
Conclusion: 3/5
Also a film known as Stockholm. I love Ethan Hawke and find him very versatile in the films he has been cast in. The script is actually based on the 1974, New Yorker story itself. After watching this it did make me want to look up on the internet all the main facts and find out how much of the film was actually accurate. The aspect I enjoyed the most was watching both Ethan Hawke and Mark Strong’s performances. One fact is that where the bank building used to be is now a clothing store. 

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