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Hostage (Omiros)

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama, Suspense/Thriller
Release Date:July 8, 2005
Running time:105 minutes
Cast:Stathis Papadopoulos, Theodora Tzimou, Yannis Stankoglou, Minas Hatzisavvas, Arto Apartian
Director:Constantine Giannaris
Producer:Constantine Giannaris, Yorgos Lykiardopoulos
Writer:Constantine Giannaris
Distributor:Greek Film Center

Web Site: http://www.hostage.gr/

Description: The true story of a bus hijacking in northern Greece provides the inspiration for this intense drama, which centers on the heated issue of contemporary Greek-Albanian relations. Through a series of flashbacks and heated interactions between the hijacker and his hostages, the director takes the audience on a harrowing trip -- not only through the Greek countryside, but also through the complicated reasoning behind the hijacker's desperate, extreme actions.

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