Synopsis: A news crew is taken hostage on an airplane set to take off from the Seychelles by a gang of Somali pirates whose leader is driven by one goal: to be interviewed by a prominent member of the crew, legendary journalist Frank Saltzman.
Genre: Action, Thriller
Director(s): Simon Brand
Production: Amplify Releasing
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Rotten Tomatoes:
88 min

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Six point start.

Three targets escaping West

on a light vessel.

Hey! Show me your hands!

Show me your hands!

Your hands!

Show me your hands!

Come here! Over here!

Watch it.

Come on, move!

Show me your fucking hands!

Right there. Right now.

This was the scene

outside a New York court this afternoon,

as Somali pirate Mateo Wal-i-Musi

was brought in

for his arraignment.


was captured last April

in an aborted takeover

of a U.S. cargo vessel

off the coast of Yemen.

He is being brought to the U.S.

to face federal charges.

It's still unclear

whether the pirate

is old enough

to be prosecuted.

Investigators think

he's nineteen...

After a deadly fire fight,

U.S. Special Forces

retook the ship,

but not before

11 American crewmembers

had been tortured

and executed.

The surviving pirate

from the attack...

Tonight we also

have pictures

of Somali pirates like

we've never seen before.

Defense attorneys argue

he's just a naive boy

caught up in a criminal

enterprise against his will,

while prosecutors point

to the brutal death

of 11 victims

as evidence

for the maximum penalty.


on a special edition of "In Focus"

we'll try to answer the question

of just who

this young man is,

how it relates to the evolution

of the modern African criminal,

and what it means for America.

This is Frank Saltzman...

No, no, no.


from the Seychelles,

this is Frank Saltzman.

That's what I just did.

You didn't have

enough gravitas.

Right. Gravitas.

Are you okay?

On your next vacation

to get away

from it all,

take heed.

Using the tips

we share with you tonight,

you can avoid

the perils of paradise.

Reporting from the Seychelles,

this is Frank Saltzmanz.

That's great, Frank,

just one more.

B roll is going.

- Are you good, Kane?

- Wait, wait.

Let's go, come on,

let's go.

Do you have it?


That's right, just walk

straight to the camera.

Over the towel.

Yeah, well, I'm ready.

Okay, ready?

Three, two...

So, on your next vacation

to get away from it all,

take heed.

Because the tips we...

Oh, shit...


I got it, I got it.

Hey, take the bottle.

Are you okay, Frank?

Frank, from all of us...


happy 100th show.

Congratulations, Frank.


Come on, Frank.

Frank, we didn't...


Frank, please,

it was just a joke.

Why would you do that?

- Come on, Juli.

- Stop. Would you stop filming?

No, wait...

I didn't even know

I was still recording.

You, Pete, turn it off.

I was gonna go to...

Before it happened, it seemed

like a really good idea.

You're a fucking moron,

Kane, please, don't...


No, we didn't do it

because we don't like Frank.

How long were you two

planning this?

I was just doing

what I was told.

No, because I know you can't buy

this brand on the island,

which means

you brought it with you.

- Is she right, Pete?

- Yeah, I know I'm right.

Because we left

on the 17th,

which means that you guys

had a six-day window

to realize what a stupid

fucking idea this was.

- Juli, come on...

- Frank is vulnerable.

You know America was...

waiting for that to happen.

Come on, Jul...

I hate you,

you know that?

You know what?

A what?

- This amazing sun set.

- It's beautiful.


Class dismissed.

Marcela, you have to watch

your hands there, sweetheart.


You gotta watch your hands there.

Did you say "watch" or "wash"?

Pete, get this, get this.

Can we forget it now?

Come on!

Come on.

Let's have a good time.

You have to go

dance with her.

I'll dance with you.

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