First screened in November 2018
Director: Maryam Keshavarz. Cast: Susan Sarandon, Julian Morris, Edie Falco, Matt Bomer, Sheila Vand, Patrick Breen, Amir Malaklou, Adepero Oduye, Lola Kirke, Jerome Charvet, Damian Young, Colby Minifie, Kristin Villanueva, Joel Kim Booster, Paul Eenhoorn. Screenplay: Maryam Keshavarz and Jonathan Mastro. Twitter Capsule:
Hostage drama as unexpected study of being strategically and emotionally marooned between big money and big bureaucracy.
Some tactics are fresher than others but script, direction, and star turn keep going quiet when you expect raised voices. Rare, wonderful workplace sequences.