Held Hostage

89min   |   Italian  |  by Eleonora Ivone  


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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

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