MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 653 this week

3096 Days (2013)
"3096 Tage" (original title)

6.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.2/10 from 3,149 users  
Reviews: 14 user | 29 critic

A young Austrian girl is kidnapped and held in captivity for eight years. Based on the factual case of Natascha Kampusch.

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (unfinished screenplay), 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 23 titles
created 09 Jan 2012
 
a list of 22 titles
created 18 Apr 2012
 
a list of 25 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 34 titles
created 8 months ago
 
list image
a list of 26 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "3096 Days" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: 3096 Days (2013)

3096 Days (2013) on IMDb 6.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of 3096 Days.
1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Director: Alina Teodorescu
Stars: Christian Hoening, Ernst Holzapfel, Natascha Kampusch
Burning Life (1994)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Anna and Lisa, two young women, meet by chance in the vestibule of a bank, and decide after that to go on together leaving a successful trail of bank-robberies through Germany.

Director: Peter Welz
Stars: Anna Thalbach, Maria Schrader, Max Tidof
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Rebecca Daly's first feature film The Other Side of Sleep is the haunting journey of Arlene (Antonia Campell Hughes). Arlene is a ghost in her own life. She lives in a small town in the ... See full summary »

Director: Rebecca Daly
Stars: Antonia Campbell-Hughes, Sam Keeley, Cathy Belton
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A drama interweaving the lives of several characters in a contemporary urban setting over five days. All the characters live untenable existences of quiet desperation. It is only by letting... See full summary »

Director: Ger Leonard
Stars: Antonia Campbell-Hughes, Ines Catalano, Charles De Bromhead
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Anita Dollmanits
Stars: Natascha Kampusch, Christoph Feurstein, Angelika Lang
Run While You Can (TV Movie 2001)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Director: Lars Becker
Stars: Ken Duken, Gregor Törzs, Katharina Böhm
Das Millionen Rennen (TV Movie 2012)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Director: Christoph Schnee
Stars: Axel Prahl, Peter Lohmeyer, Beata Lehmann
Sonntagsluft (2005)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Frank A. Buecheler
Stars: Eike Dormrös, Florian Odendahl, Ingo Pfeiffer
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
Natascha's Mother
...
Wolfgang's Mother
Roeland Wiesnekker ...
Natascha's Father
Ellen Schwiers ...
Natascha's Grandmother
Erni Mangold ...
Wolfgang's Grandmother
Sebastian Weber ...
Ernst Holzapfel
Tina Grawe
...
Russian Woman
Nicholas Reinke
Thomas Loibl
Henry Schindler
Michael A. Grimm ...
Policeman
Edit

Storyline

A young Austrian girl is kidnapped and held in captivity for eight years. Based on the factual case of Natascha Kampusch.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

28 February 2013 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

3096  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

When Natascha is walking out of the police station in the end of the movie, the reporter to her lefts holds a Canon EOS 60D. This camera was introduced on August 26, 2010 and could not be available in 2006. See more »

Quotes

Natascha Kampusch: Why did you pick me?
Wolfgang Priklopil: I've seen your smile.
See more »

Connections

Featured in Natascha Kampusch - Ein Schicksal im Rampenlicht (2013) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A repetitive and dull film
7 March 2014 | by (Ecuador) – See all my reviews

"Obey me! Obey me! Obey me!"

3096 Days is based on the autobiographical book written by Natascha Kampusch, a young Austrian girl who was kidnapped when she was 10 and kept in a cell for over 8 years. The shocking event took place during the late 90's and the title of the film refers to the amount of days Natascha was held captive, so there is no spoiler here. The film was directed by Sherry Hormann (Desert Flower) and the screenplay adapted by Ruth Toma. The premise may sound interesting since this is an extraordinary story, but the truth of the matter is that the film failed to engage me. The film focuses on Natascha and how she struggled to break away from her chains, forgetting about the outside world (there are a few scenes with the mother, but we never get to see her desperation) and the police procedural to try to find her. Because of this the film focused entirely on Natascha's captivity which after a few minutes kind of felt repetitive because there wasn't much they could do with the story. We see the abuse she experiences and clearly her captor is a troubled and sick young man, but there isn't much more that the film has to say about this. Thirty minutes into the film you realize that it doesn't have anything more to offer and the story begins to drag so much you actually feel like you are held captive for years.

The film opens with a scene at a local bar in Austria where a 10 year old girl named Natascha (Amelia Pidgeon) is falling asleep while her father (Roeland Wiesnekker) is having a few drinks. The next morning Natascha's mother (Trine Dyrholm) is trying to wake her up for school, but of course she has trouble doing so due to the late night her father put her through. Her mother realizes that her father has taken her to the bar again, but Natascha defends him and is slapped for doing so. Upset, Natascha walks out of her home and heads to school, but on her way there, she is kidnapped by a young man (Thure Lindhart) who hides her in a white van and takes her to a hidden cell under his home. For the next 8 years this will be Natascha's home. The film focuses on those early days and then it jumps forward in time to her teen years (played here by Antonia Campbell-Hughes) where she is abused. She is convinced that only one of them will survive, but she never loses hope that one day she will break free.

The most positive note about this film is the impressive transformation that Antonia Campbell- Hughes went through to play Natascha. It was shocking to see her so thin and it allowed us to understand the true impact of the abuse she was receiving. It's just too bad she went through this physical transformation in such a bad film. She delivers a strong performance as well as Thure Lindhart, but the rest of the cast is forgotten. It's a shame that such a talented actress like Trine Dyrholm (In a Better World) is so underused. I believe that if the film gave us a better glimpse of the outside world and the struggle Natascha's parents were going through, it would have engaged the audience more. But since everything takes place almost entirely in captivity the film does get repetitive and dull at times. The story is devastating, but the film never made me feel that way really. Stick with the book and stay away from this movie.


4 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Did Kampusch ever explain why she didn't escape sooner? Little_Tyke
'Suffer as much as she did' kantorka_nov
Actress of 31 plays girl of 10 to 18? imdb1
Antonio Campbell Hughes dramatic weight loss... vaughanycannavaro
What does he buy before the disco scene? ekpyrosis-1
Kampusch fled over soup, kidnapper's best mate claims ekpyrosis-1
Discuss 3096 Days (2013) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?