EN - Mohamed and Muse are Somali cousins: one an experienced pirate, the other a desperate rookie. Both men want to conduct one final hijack. Through their eyes, a dramatic tale unfolds about survival in the failed state of Somalia. Both a feature-length documentary and an online transmedia experience, the film offers the viewer a unique way to explore the story of Somali piracy from different perspectives.

Info

Title Last Hijack
Original title Last Hijack
Status Completed
Production Minority Flemish
Category Docs
Genre documentary
Year 2013
World première / first public presentation 2014-01-12

Credits

Technical specs

Running time film 90'

Partners

Main producer Bruno Felix, Femke Wolting
Main production company Submarine (NL)
Supported by Dutch Film Fund, the Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), CoBo Fund, Irish Film Board, Irish Tax Shelter system, FNW
Production partners Savage Film (BE), IKON (CH), RAZOR FILM (DE), STILL FILMS (IR)

Festivals

2014: Berlin International Film Festival - Panorama Dokumente (DE)

Sales

  • Germany, United States, Norway, Estland, Swiss, France, The Netherlands (Theatrical)

Young filmmakers join Savage Film talent pool

Savage Film producer Bart Van Langendonck is in Cannes to present his Brussels-based production outfit’s new three-year slate. In addition to brand new projects from the directors the company started with five years ago (Michaël R Roskam and Bram Van Paesschen), young filmmakers such as Hans Van Nuffel, Matthias Schoenaerts and Robin Pront are now joining the producer's growing talent pool to develop their own feature-length projects.

Savage Film founder Bart Van LangendonckEquator is the second feature by Hans Van Nuffel, the 2011 European Film Award Discovery of the Year winner (for Oxygen). The Faithful (Le fidèle) is the second feature film project from Oscar-nominated director Michaël R Roskam (Bullhead), while Franky will be the directorial debut of critically acclaimed Flemish actor Matthias Schoenaerts.

Published on Wednesday 16 May 2012

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Short info

Director Femke Wolting, Tommy Pallotta
Producers Bart Van Langendonck
Writers Tommy Pallotta, Femke Wolting
Contact

Savage Film
Carolien Keyaerts
Opzichterstraat 70/7
1080 Brussels
Belgium
T +32 2 711 42 91
info@savagefilm.be
carolien@savagefilm.be
www.savagefilm.be

Sales

The Match Factory
Balthasarstr. 79-81
50670 Cologne
Germany
T +49 221 539 709 0
F +49 221 539 709 10
info@matchfactory.de
www.the-match-factory.com

Website www.savagefilm.be/documentary/THE-LAST-HIJACK
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