WHO’S IN IT?
David Oyelowo (Selma), Kate Mara (Fantastic Four), Michael K. Williams (The Wire), Leonor Varela (Blade II), Jessica Oyelowo (Churchill: The Hollywood Years), Mimi Rogers (Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Jerry Jameson (Raise the Titanic), director; Brian Bird (Not Easily Broken), writer; Lucas Akoskin (Words with Gods), Terry Botwick (Cool It), Alex Garcia (Love of My Loves), David Oyelowo (Nightingale), Ken Wales (The Prodigal) and Katrina Wolfe (Bound to Vengeance), producers; Lorne Balfe (Terminator Genisys), composer; Luis David Sansans (Days of Grace), cinematographer; Melissa Kent (The Vow), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In 2005, convict Brian Nichols (Oyelowo) escapes from an Atlanta courthouse, murdering a judge and several other people in the process. While avoiding the authorities, he holds a woman – single mother and recovering drug addict Ashley Smith (Mara) – hostage in her own home. To get by, Smith reads Nichols a section from Rick Warren’s The Purpose Driven Life, which inspires the criminal to seek redemption…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Based on the inspiring true story, Captive is more than just a mere advert for Rick Warren’s book The Purpose Driven Life – it is also a study of faith and redemption in the most extraordinary of circumstances.