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The Saratov Approach (2013)

PG-13 | | Action, Drama, Thriller | 9 October 2013 (USA)
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This riveting drama tells the true story of two young American Mormon missionaries held captive and brutalized for a week in a remote part of Russia.

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Elder Tuttle
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Elder Propst
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Nikolai
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Sergei
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Mary Propst
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Lee Propst
Peggy Matheson ...
Donna Tuttle
Paul Mulder ...
Mr. Tuttle
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Mark Larsen
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Senator Smith
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Agent Miller
Brit Server ...
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Agent Bair
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This riveting drama tells the true story of two young American Mormon missionaries held captive and brutalized for a week in a remote part of Russia.

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Kidnapped, Ransomed, Delivered

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Action | Drama | Thriller

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Rated PG-13 for some violence

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Reféns em Saratov  »

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$90,589 (USA) (15 November 2013)

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$2,137,705 (USA) (28 February 2014)
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According to Andrew Lee Propst, he and Tuttle were blindfolded and had their feet tied together for nearly all of their captivity. Obviously, this would have been hard to film. See more »

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Amazing Independent FIlm
20 July 2014 | by (Connecticut) – See all my reviews

This Movie is Amazing. The actors really portrayed their characters so well. I cannot imagine how it is to be on their shoes when it happened. It would have been really scary. I hope that there would be a Saratov part II. I like how they started the scene at the time of their abduction and then make it into a flashback. How I wish that the flashback scene would have been a bit longer and detailed. I think Alex Veadov who portrayed the villain is amazing. His expression at the end of the film wherein he was about to execute the missionaries was phenomenal. Corbin Allred, did great as well. The confrontation of Alex and Corbin with the gun is amazing act. Specially when Alex asked Corbin what he shares about the people as a missionaries. Its just so interesting to know that there are really people out there who had and has served their missions and experienced such situation and has not turned their backs with their works because they know what they were doing and why they were doing it. I love this movie and how I hope that there would be a Saratov Part II. I'd rather watched these type of films than those films that doesn't have any stories but are popular because of their immoral contents or capturing sound tract but really, what is their message but swear and immoralities. This is worth buying in amazon.


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