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The Betrayed (2008)

The story follows a young woman as she's put through a psychological journey under the thumb of a mysterious figure who suspects her husband of stealing millions from a crime syndicate.

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Jamie
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Henchman (as Doug Chapman)
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After a car crash, Jamie, 30, comes to, locked in a room at a factory. Her son, a diabetic, is missing. A man wearing a ski mask comes into the room and tells her that she must help him find her husband who has stolen millions from his boss. He says her husband is a killer and a drug trafficker. Jamie is certain it's a mistake. Her captor insists she help him or lose her son. He brings her audio tapes made in their apartment demanding she figure out how her husband was communicating with an accomplice. She has only 12 hours before she and her son will die. Can she force herself to believe that she has been betrayed - and then what? There's no way out, yet she resolves to save her son. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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27 September 2008 (USA)  »

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$3,500,000 (estimated)
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When the man is killed outside Jamie's room, his head is up against the opaque glass window in the door, and as he slides down he leaves a smear of blood from the back of his head. The only way that is possible is if the bullet exited the back of his head, which it didn't because the glass was still intact. See more »

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Officer Wild: This is officer 11653. Officer 11653, Philly PD, reporting motor vehicle accident. It's a late model sedan traveling south-bound.
dispatcher: Location?
Officer Wild: Approximately 6 miles off the Cranson back roads. Closest mile marker is 115. Looks like the vehicle was hit hard from the rear. On the approach I see severe back-end damage on the left-hand side. No second vehicle, possible hit and run
dispatcher: How many injured?
Officer Wild: Checking for victims now.
dispatcher: Awaiting response officer 11653, awaiting response. How many ...
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Captivity and Betrayal
2 March 2014 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

After a car accident with an apparent hit and run, Jamie (Melissa George) finds trapped in a warehouse without her diabetic son Michael (Connor Levins) that is missing. Soon her captor named Alek (Oded Fehr) comes to the room wearing a mask and explains to Jamie that her married life had been an entire lie and her husband Kevin (Christian Campbell) had stolen forty million-dollars from his cruel boss Falco (Alice Krige) and three other drug lords from the crime syndicate. The reluctant Jaime does not believe in his words and asks him to prove that Michael is alive. Alek shows audio tapes of Michael and then from her house that has been bugged since she married Kevin. Further, he tells that if Jaime does not find any lead to the stolen money he will kill Michael and her. Jamie hears the tapes expecting to save the life of Michael. Was she betrayed by Kevin or is Alek lying?

"The Betrayed" is an engaging thriller about captivity and betrayal with many plot points. The movie holds the attention and the viewer is never sure who is lying. Melissa George has a magnificent performance and the conclusion has flaws but does not disappoint. My vote is seven.

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