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The Captive (2014)

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Eight years after the disappearance of Cassandra, some disturbing incidents seem to indicate that she's still alive. Police, parents and Cassandra herself, will try to unravel the mystery of her disappearance.

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Teenager Cassandra is locked up against her will unable to contact her family to let them know she's still alive. Flashback to eight years ago when 9-year-old Cass was abducted from her father's truck and he goes straight to the authorities who immediately peg him as the prime suspect. Eight years later, her father, Matthew, is still being investigated by the police who are also trying to crack the bigger problem of crimes against children, Matthew's marriage has deteriorated and leads in the case are hard to come by. So much time but so little has changed and it's going to be up to Matthew and Cassandra herself to repair the estranged family. Written by Anne Campbell

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Rated R for language and some violence | See all certifications »

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In director Atom Egoyan's previous film Devil's Knot, Kevin Durand played the father of an abducted child. Here, he plays a child abductor. See more »

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The main character strikes the detective with his left hand, but when the same scene switches to another angle, he is shaking his right hand, as if he just struck him with it. See more »

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Mika: Maybe. Just this once. Let me think about it a little bit, okay?
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Remembering
Written by Jennifer Castle
Performed by Alexia Fast
Published by Domino Double Nine (SOCAN)/Domino Publishing Company (ASCAP)
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Had the potential but not delivered well
22 December 2014 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This movie has a good concept and the initial ground work is there. Problem is they jump from past to future without the viewer realizing it in many instances so it gets confusing trying to keep the story line straight (all they needed to do was add a year or something to the bottom corner of the screen). A few scenes do not make sense leading up to the finish of the movie as it is confusing if your are watching past or current events unfolding. Ryan Reynolds basically made this a decent movie with his acting skills, the rest of the cast are kind of annoying to watch. All said, what really made me positive I would never watch this again is that it just goes from being at a pinnacle point that they could have built up a huge amount of suspense and finished with a bang to a quick non suspenseful ending that just closed a few loose ends and ended the movie.


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