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The Captive
Archived: The Captive (2014)

director: Atom Egoyan

composer: Mychael Danna
With: Ryan Reynolds, Scott Speedman, Rosario Dawson, Mireille Enos, Kevin Durand, Alexia Fast, a.o.

duration: 112 minutes
Film Fest Gent - The Captive

Eight years after the disappearance of Cassandra, her father receives some disturbing indications that she is still alive. Police, parents and Cassandra herself try to unravel the mystery of her disappearance. Directed by Atom Egoyan the film is described as a tense abduction thriller.


director: Atom Egoyan
composer: Mychael Danna
producer: Atom Egoyan
screenplay: Atom Egoyan & David Fraser
Editor: Susan Shipton
Cinematography: Paul Sarossy
sound: Steve Munro

production company: Ego Film Arts

More info

dialogue: English
subtitles: Dutch/Fr subt.
country: Canada
year: 2014


ATOM EGOYAN (1960): Lust of a Eunuch (1977, short), Howard in Particular (1979, short), After Grad with Dad (1980, short), Peep Show (1981, short), Open House (1982, short), Next of Kin (1984), Men: A Passion Playground (1985, short), In This Corner (1985, TV movie), Friday the 13th (1987, TV series, director of 1 episode), Family Viewing (1987), Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1987-1988, TV series), Looking for Nothing (1988, TV short), Speaking Parts (1989), The Twilight Zone… Show more

Technical Specs

sound: Dolby Digital SRD
format: DCP
frame: 1:2,35

Other festival films by director Atom Egoyan

2014:Devil's Knot
2005:Where the truth lies
1998:Yo-yo ma : sarabande
1997:Sweet hereafter, the
1991:Adjuster, the
1990:Speaking parts
1988:Family viewing


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