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The Captive

Director Atom Egoyan
Year 2014
Run Time 112min
Genre Drama, Thriller
In this acclaimed thriller from Atom Egoyan, Matthew (Reynolds) spends years searching for his daughter Cassandra, who was abducted from his car in a parking lot under his watch. Spanning the eight years since her disappearance, this twisting and turning narrative follows Matthew’s story, along with those of his estranged wife, the detectives assigned to the case, and Cassandra herself.

Anchored by Ryan Reynolds’ Canadian Screen Award nominated performance, The Captive is an edge-of-your-seat mystery that will keep you guessing until the very end.

Director

Atom Egoyan

Egoyan received the Governor General’s award in 2015 for Lifetime Artistic Achievement. He was the first-ever Canadian director to earn two Oscar nominations (for The Sweet Hereafter). His award-winning films include Exotica, Ararat and The Captive. His most recent film, Guest of Honour, premiered at TIFF 2019.

Writer

Atom Egoyan

Cast

Ryan Reynolds

Genres

Drama, Thriller

Original Language

English

Canadian Distributor

eOne/Criterion