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The Pirates of Somalia ()


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In 2008, rookie journalist Jay Bahadur forms a half-baked plan to embed himself among the pirates of Somalia. He ultimately succeeds in providing the first close-up look into who these men... See more »

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Jay Bahadur
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Seymour Tolbin
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Maria Bahadur
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Abdi
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Katlyn
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Alex
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Jared Bahadur
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Tracy Ziconni
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Agent Brice
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Ancient Warrior (voice) (as Hakeemshady Mohamed)
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Jojo
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Navy Admiral
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Mitch Kelp
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Avril Benoît
Sabrina Hassan ...
Maryan
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CBSA Officer
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Kailash Bahadur
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Angus / Pimply Clerk
Lindsay Sullivan ...
Canadian air hostess
Armaan Haggio ...
Mohamad Farole Jr.
Mohamed Barre ...
Boyah
Matt Newman ...
Reporter
Pope Jerrod ...
Committee Member
Mohamed Abdi Mohamed ...
President Mohamad Farole
Deka Abdi ...
Hawa
Mohamed Osmail Ibrahim ...
Garaad
Mohamed Abdikadir ...
Asad
Caprice Masinga ...
Jay's Driver
Mohamed Mohamud Hossein ...
Abdirizak / Town Sherriff
Abdi Sidow Farah ...
Colonel Omar
Aili Muhamed Mahamud ...
Ancient Clan Leader
Mursal Mohamed ...
Wiry Pirate
Harun Mohammed ...
Jay's Guard #1
Minky Ndlovu ...
Ancient Warrior
Ali Mohamed Ali ...
Jay's Guard #2
Amin Mohamed Osmaan ...
Abdul
Mohamood Mohamed Omar ...
Jay's Guard #3

Directed by

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Bryan Buckley

Written by

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Bryan Buckley ... (written by)
 
Jay Bahadur ... (based on the book "The Pirates of Somalia: Inside Their Hidden World" by)

Produced by

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Bryan Buckley ... executive producer
Claude Dal Farra ... producer
Hilary Davis ... executive producer
Irfaan Fredericks ... producer
Phil Hunt ... executive producer
Mino Jarjoura ... producer
Stephen Kelliher ... executive producer
Matt Lefebvre ... producer
Michael S. Murphey ... executive producer
Jeremy Newmark ... co-producer
Peter Pastorelli ... executive producer
Jane Rosenthal ... executive producer
Compton Ross ... executive producer

Music by

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Andrew Feltenstein
John Nau

Cinematography by

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Scott Henriksen

Film Editing by

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Jay Nelson

Editorial Department

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David Beerman ... additional editor / first assistant editor
Matt Breitenbach ... Digital Intermediate Editor
Aaron Burns ... dailies operator
Connie Chuang ... assistant editor
Sean Dunckley ... digital intermediate colorist
Kevin Kaim ... digital intermediate assist
Michael LaFond ... assistant editor
Mateo Marquez ... digital intermediate assist
Megan Marquis ... digital intermediate executive producer
Bryan Meagher ... assistant editor
Dean Mozian ... digital intermediate assist
Carrie Radigan ... digital intermediate administration
James Reyes ... digital intermediate assist
Megan Rumph ... digital intermediate producer
Kevin Szczepanski ... digital intermediate editor
Lauren Van Rensburg ... dailies coordinator
Rachael Black ... digital intermediate administration (uncredited)

Casting By

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Henry Russell Bergstein
Bonnie Lee Bouman ... (South Africa) / local casting director
Allison Estrin

Production Design by

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David Skinner

Art Direction by

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Ivan Fraser
Tendai Gava ... assistant art director
Warren Gray ... supervising art director
Mark Newell

Costume Design by

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Michelle Martini
Moira Anne Meyer

Makeup Department

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Ayten Morgenstern ... makeup designer
Krystal Phillips ... makeup artist Mr. Pacino
Rondi Scott ... makeup designer
Chansopheak Tong ... Al Pacino hair stylist

Production Management

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Jeremy Newmark ... post-production supervisor
Eddie Rubin ... production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Bonani Diniso ... third assistant director
Keith Marlin ... key second assistant director: new york unit
Mike Reiersen ... second second assistant director: New York Unit
Douglas Van Rooy ... third assistant director

Art Department

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Gift Bilibana ... set dresser
Joe Clark ... leadman
Sibusiso Fanti ... graphic designer
Brigitte-Michelle Floegel ... set dresser
Bert Heynike ... props
Cindy Sasman ... art department coordinator
Patrick John Shevlin ... set dresser

Sound Department

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Javier Bennassar ... supervising ADR editor in Los Angeles
Michael Botha ... sound fx recordist
Jo Caron ... foley mixer
Martin Czembor ... re-recording mixer
Mark DeSimone ... adr mixer
Chris Foster ... sound effects editor
Guy Francoeur ... foley artist
Ruy García ... re-recording mixer / supervising sound editor
Jenna Lange ... post audio producer
Filipe Messeder ... sound intern
Branka Mrkic ... dialogue editor
Tyler Newhouse ... adr recordist
Nicholas Renbeck ... adr editor
Marcel Simoneau ... voice over actor and adr
Jerry Stein ... sound mixer
Max Stein ... boom operator

Visual Effects by

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Antonio Chumillas ... digital compositor
Steve Cokonis ... visual effects supervisor
Luke Colson ... visual effects producer
Ashley Forbito ... digital compositor
Carlota Gutiérrez Pou ... digital compositor (as Carlota Gutierrez)
Antonio J. Jiménez ... digital compositor
Donghyun Kim ... digital compositor (as Don W. Kim)
Matt Neapolitan ... visual effects supervisor
Jale Parsons ... digital compositor
Kevin Pierce ... visual effects artist
Leo Sandler ... visual effects artist
Darío Siero ... digital compositor
Jacobo Sánchez de la Villa ... digital compositor
Andrew Wheater ... matte painter: The Mill

Stunts

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Robert Lee Harvey ... stunt driver
Josiah Nolan ... stunt double: Evan Peters
Manny Siverio ... stunt coordinator
DeVille Vannik ... stunt double: Evan Peters

Camera and Electrical Department

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Michael Berg ... camera operator
Sasha Burdett ... digital imaging technician: New York unit
Diogo Domingues ... b camera focus puller
Malika Franklin ... digital imaging technician: New York unit
Derek Gross ... gaffer: NY unit
Rob Harlow ... key grip
Jasyn Howes ... still photographer
Dave Isern ... camera operator: new york unit (as David Isern) / steadicam operator: new york unit (as David Isern)
Andrew Juhl ... first assistant camera: "a" camera New York unit
Linda Kallerus ... still photographer: NY unit
Zak Katz ... Key Video Assist
Marcel Klopper ... libra head technician
Evan Maclachlan ... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Nasmie Majiet ... key grip
Majiet Nasmie ... key grip: sa unit
Alain Tchoufon ... rigging grip

Casting Department

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Dann Fink ... adr voice casting
Satchel Buck Jones ... casting assistant
Meredith Jacobson Marciano ... extras casting (as Meredith Jacobson)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Alexa De Fazio ... wardrobe assistant
Alex-Ann Keppie ... key costumer
Tristan Makka ... costume assistant
Daisy McNairy ... costume assistant
Daisy McNairy ... costume assistant
Celeste Montalvo ... set costumer
Gina Ruiz ... costume supervisor
Chantal Nightingale Thomas ... key costumer (as Chantal Nightingale)
Oona Van Jaarsveld ... lead's supervisor

Location Management

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Kurt Enger ... location manager
Chloe Lenihan ... location coordinator

Music Department

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Brad Cryan ... assistant to music supervisor
Maggie Phillips ... music supervisor (as Marguerite Phillips)
Nicholas Renbeck ... music editor
Christine Greene Roe ... music coordinator
Doug Trantow ... music scoring mixer / scoring mixer
Ilyse Wolfe Tretter ... music clearance

Other crew

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Jared Bloch ... production counsel
Kyle Casper ... background production assistant: new york
Jon Clifford ... technical director: Bankside Films
Katherine DeJesus ... 1st Assistant Accountant
Matej Farkas ... accountant clerk
Josh Pj Hall ... assistant to the producers (as Josh Hall)
Lee Hurwitz ... assistant production office coordinator
Evan Krauss ... distribution legal services
Kevin Kriedemann ... unit publicist
Jordan Larsen ... Staff Production Assistant: New York Unit
Feifei Ling ... production coordinator
Theresa Marsh ... production accountant
Gregory Merkel ... office production assistant
Anthony Pizzini ... clearance supervisor
Janneke Sterk ... production coordinator
Elizabeth Stern ... script supervisor: new york
Jordan Yanco ... dialect coach
Christine Stronegger ... production assistant (uncredited)

Thanks

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Sean T. Daily ... special thanks
Brian Keady ... special thanks
Denis Lillie ... special thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

In 2008, rookie journalist Jay Bahadur forms a half-baked plan to embed himself among the pirates of Somalia. He ultimately succeeds in providing the first close-up look into who these men are, how they live, and the forces that drive them.

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Also Known As
  • Into the Fire (Denmark)
  • Somaalia piraadid (Estonia)
  • Into the Fire (Sweden)
  • Пираты Сомали (Russia)
  • Dabka
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  • 116 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Barkhad Abdi, who was born in Somalia, had his break out role in Captain Philips. A movie about Somalian Pirates. Barkhad Abdi plays one of the main pirates in that movie, that is describing an incident, that is part of this story. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Jean-Claude Van Damme/Barkhad Abdi/Dina Hashem (2017). See more »
Soundtracks In Love With You See more »
Crazy Credits The closing credits identify the many Somali refugees in the cast and crew with the year they became a refugee. See more »
Quotes Seymour Tolbin: Name's... Seymour Tolbin.
Jay Bahadur: Seymour Tolbin?
Seymour Tolbin: Yeah.
Jay Bahadur: Oh my God, you're one of my favorite journalists of all time!
Seymour Tolbin: So you're a journalist?
Jay Bahadur: No. I mean... yeah, I wanna be.
Seymour Tolbin: You wanna make it as some big journalist, you gotta go somewhere... crazy.
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