A Hijacking17th October, 2013
The Danish cargo ship MV Rozen is heading for harbour when it is hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean. Amongst the men on board are the ship’s cook Mikkel (Pilou Asbæk) and the engineer Jan (Roland Møller), who along with the rest of the seamen are taken hostage in a cynical game of life and death. With the demand for a ransom of millions of dollars a psychological drama unfolds between the CEO of the shipping company (Søren Malling) and the Somali pirates.
The new film from Tobias Lindholm, co-writer of The Hunt and Borgen, is a gripping thriller, winning 9 international film awards including Best Film at the Danish Academy Awards.