Starring: Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi
Running Time: 135 minutes
Director: Paul Greengrass
Languages: English, French, German, America Latina
Genre: Biography / Thriller
Paul Greengrass's multi-layered examination of the 2009 hijacking of U.S. cargo ship MV Maersk Alabama by armed Somali pirates. Both taut, pulse-racing thriller and character study of the Alabama's captain, Richard Phillips, the film focuses on the relationship between Phillips and the Somali pirate captain, Muse, who takes him hostage.