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A Hijacking
A Hijacking

A Hijacking 2012


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A Hijacking 2012 15

103 mins Denmark Director. Tobias Lindholm

Tobias Lindholm’s outstanding thriller about the hijacking of a Danish ship cleverly contrasts the experiences of two key protagonists – the ship’s cook and the company CEO tasked with managing negotiations back home – to create a fresh, tense and unforgettably visceral film.

Writer-director Lindholm, previously best known for his work on hit Nordic series Borgen and his collaborations with Thomas Vinterberg (such as The Hunt – also on BFI Player) won round acclaim for his second feature at the BFI London Film Festival in 2012.

Directed by

Tobias Lindholm


Johan Philip Asbæk




London Film Festival


15 Contains strong language







Production company

Nordisk Film Production

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