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Years after he left Damascus under suspicious circumstances, Adib Abdel Kareem must confront what he left behind when his daughter goes missing.

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Adib Abdul-Kareem
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Fatima
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Paul Ridge
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Sayid Abd Al-Aziz
Danny Keough ...
Detlev Ivanov (as Danny Keogh)
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Halim
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Ali Homs
Fadia Nadda ...
Lingerie Sales Girl
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Muna Abdul-Kareem
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Emily Abdul-Kareem
Sean Redpath ...
Ibrahim
Stefan Otto ...
Laurence
Amy Anstey ...
Leila Abdul-Kareem
Jenna Dunster ...
Betty
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Peter
Marwan Alsalahat ...
Service Taxi Driver
Nagham Osman ...
Canadian Embassy Clerk
Mouhammad Hussein Kout ...
Syrian Border Official
Rafiq Jajbhay ...
Sheikh Abu Mouhammad
Freddie Fisher ...
Damascus Taxi Driver
David Katz ...
Man in Leather Jacket
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Yousef (as Gerard Rudolf)
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Naguib
Esmeralda Bihl ...
Shadya
Nicole Johansen ...
Yousef's Wife
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Camille Ridge
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Shalootah
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Important Looking Official
Candice Smith ...
Nadia
Faheem Khan ...
Miltary Man
Grant Dyers ...
Syrian Official
Ializa Knafo ...
Ibtisam (Ali's Daughter)
Riaaz Moosa ...
Sayid's Man
Sharon Spiegel Wagner ...
Boardroom Staff (as Sharon Spiegel)
Byron Thanarayen ...
Bomb Security Guard
Aseeya Ismail ...
Muslim Nurse
Jono Marcus ...
Halim's Thug 1
Nabeel Khan ...
Halim's Thug 2
Ebrahim Moolla ...
Halim's Thug 3

Directed by

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Ruba Nadda

Written by

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Ruba Nadda ... (written by)
 
Deborah Nathan ... (story consultant) &
Lindy Davies ... (story consultant) &
Helen Asimakis ... (story consultant)

Produced by

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Elliott Borkum ... associate producer
Darren Cameron ... line producer
Kirk D'Amico ... executive producer
Daniel Iron ... producer
Kweku Mandela ... co-producer
Fadia Nadda ... associate producer
Aeschylus Poulos ... co-producer
Lance Samuels ... producer
Mark Slone ... executive producer
Christine Vachon ... executive producer

Music by

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Geo Höhn ... (as Geo Hoehn)

Cinematography by

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Luc Montpellier ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Teresa Hannigan

Editorial Department

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Darcy Arthurs ... digital intermediate producer: Technicolor
Rob Gyorgy ... digital intermediate editor
Rachel Sutherland ... post production supervisor

Casting By

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Bonnie Lee Bouman
John Buchan
Jason Knight

Production Design by

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Bobby Cardoso ... (as Bobby Cardosa)

Art Direction by

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Sheona Mitchley

Set Decoration by

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Henrietta Moutinho

Costume Design by

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Ruy Filipe

Makeup Department

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Niqui da Silva ... makeup assistant (as Nicolette da Silva)
Marie Maggio ... makeup and hair assistant (as Marie Hildebrandt)
Nadine Prigge ... makeup and hair designer

Production Management

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Quenton Jonosky ... unit manager
Anna Walton ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Wendy Croad ... second assistant director
Daniel J. Murphy ... first assistant director
Fadia Nadda ... second unit director
David Tumahole ... third assistant director

Art Department

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Rob Ballantyne ... storyboard artist
Elek Baloyi ... assistant stand-by
Nhlanhla Bhengu ... on set art director
Jimmy Davies ... action vehicles
Hennie Lourens ... set dresser
Zuko Manqina ... assistant stand-by
Sifiso Mjiyako ... swing gang
Sydney Molele ... swing gang
Sizwe Nkosi ... swing gang
Mduduzi Ntshingila ... swing gang
Nagham Osman ... art department assistant
Talia Day Pieterse ... set dresser
Cindy Solea ... scenic artist
Sasha Stylianou ... scenic artist
Tashi Stylianou ... scenic artist
Willem Van Deventer ... graphic designer
Doret Van Jaarsveld ... props master
Anthony Viviers ... set builder

Sound Department

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Steph Carrier ... re-recording mixer
Bill Higley ... adr mixer: New York
Krystin Hunter ... assistant sound editor
James Hyde ... adr recordist
Nico Louw ... sound mixer
Andy Malcolm ... foley artist
David McCallum ... supervising sound editor
Nokufika Mdanda ... utility
Steve Medeiros ... sound effects editor
Brent Pickett ... dialogue editor
Graham Rogers ... assistant re-recording mixer
Lou Solakofski ... re-recording mixer

Special Effects by

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Leon Breytenbach ... special effects supervisor
Jenn Robinson ... special effects coordinator

Visual Effects by

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Sam Alessandri ... visual effects supervisor

Stunts

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Leon Breytenbach ... stunt supervisor
Nabeel Khan ... stunt performer
Jono Marcus ... stunt performer
Jenn Robinson ... stunt coordinator
Saad Siddiqui ... stunt actor

Camera and Electrical Department

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Alexander Bayne ... 'b' camera assistant (as Alex Bayne)
Miche Britz ... 'a' camera assistant
Thomas Brown ... 'b' camera focus puller
Fadia Nadda ... still photographer
Kelly Walsh ... stills photographer
Zaan Wienand ... key grip (as Zann Wienand)

Casting Department

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Candice Smith ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Nicole Vittoria de Jager ... costume stand-by (as Nicole De Jager)
Winni Dlamini ... seamstress (as Winnie Prudence Dlamini)
Nadia Kruger ... costume mistress
Zanele Mhlanga ... costume stand-by
Osias Mindaweni ... costume assistant (as Osias Nene Mndaweni)
Nonhlanhla Edna Sikhosana ... costume assistant
Vheke Van Der Merwe ... first assistant costume

Music Department

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Jody Colero ... music supervisor
Christine Leslie ... music licensing

Transportation Department

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Issa Inussa ... driver: artist trailer
Piet Leboyi ... driver: cast
Vukile Lekubu ... driver: cast
Freddy Mafuvha ... driver: crew
Regis Landry Makaya-Mbouity ... driver: artist trailer
Patrick Makhuvele ... driver: make up truck
Sydney Masiteng ... driver: cast
David Mbenze ... transport captain
Seiso Mokakale ... driver: crew
Ernest Nti ... driver: cast
Isgak Samaai ... driver: artist trailer
Albert Sandani ... driver: make up truck
Phillip Sibiya ... driver: SA cast
Johannes Thejane ... driver: camera truck
Richard Ushe ... driver: cast

Additional Crew

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Cynthia Amsden ... unit publicist
Francie Brown ... dialect coach: Ms. Tomei
Takatso Matlaletsa ... production accountant
Ryan Oakley ... production assistant
Pete Smith ... armourer
Cynthia Swartz ... publicist
Huma Khan ... legal post production (uncredited)

Thanks

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Larissa Giroux ... thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

One afternoon, on a typical day at work, Adib is confronted with devastating news: His eldest daughter, Muna, has gone missing in Damascus. Now Adib, who has not been back in over 20 years, must return to Syria and deal with his secret past in order to find her. "Inescapable" is a thriller about a father's desperate search for his daughter and the chaos of the Middle East he left behind. Written by Ruba Nadda

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Taglines You can never escape your past. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Entführt in Damaskus (Germany)
  • Rescate en Damasco (Spain)
  • ノンストップ 救出 (Japan, Japanese title)
  • Apagogi sti Damasko (Greece)
  • Neizbežna (Serbia)
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Runtime
  • 93 min
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Budget CAD4,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Movie Connections Referenced in Cowboy (2017). See more »
Soundtracks La Ci Darem La Mano Act 1 Duet No. 7 See more »
Quotes Ibrahim: [about Adib] American?
Fatima: Canadian.
Ibrahim: Same thing.
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