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Held Hostage

89min   |   Italian  |  by Eleonora Ivone  


A man, who has just robbed a bank, holds four people hostage in a bakery after escaping in a police chase. The man begins a tormented negotiation with the police who have set up their headquarters in a post office facing the street where the bakery shop is also located.

Original Title | Ostaggi

Directed by | Eleonora Ivone

Cast | Gianmarco Tognazzi, Vanessa Incontrada, Francesco Pannofino, Elena Cotta, Jonis Bascir, Alessandro Haber, Eleonora Ivone

Screenplay Angelo Longoni, Eleonora Ivone, from the play with the same title by Angelo Longoni

Production Fenix Entertainment, Wake Up Produzioni

Cinematography | Patrizio Patrizi

Country | Italy

Year  | 2020

Genre | Suspence

Film run | 89'

Format  Colour

Festival & Awards 

  • Los Angeles Italia Film Festival 2022 - Italian Cinema Today

  • Ferrara Film Festival 2022

  • Italian Serbian Film Festival 2022

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