Stockholm (2018 film)
Stockholm (known as The Captor in some countries) is a 2018 crime film written, produced and directed by Robert Budreau. It stars Ethan Hawke, Noomi Rapace, Mark Strong, Christopher Heyerdahl, Bea Santos and Thorbjørn Harr. The film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 19, 2018 and was released on April 12, 2019 by Smith Global Media.The film is loosely based on the true story of the 1973 bank heist and hostage crisis in Stockholm.
|Directed by||Robert Budreau|
|Written by||Robert Budreau|
|Edited by||Richard Comeau|
|Music by||Steve London|
|Distributed by||Smith Global Media|
After taking hostages in a Stockholm bank, ex-con Lars Nystrom demands the release of his old partner in crime from prison. As the situation escalates, Lars starts to let down his guard as he develops an uneasy bond with one of the female employees.
- Noomi Rapace as Bianca Lind
- Ethan Hawke as Kaj Hansson / Lars Nystrom
- Mark Strong as Gunnar Sorensson
- Christopher Heyerdahl as Chief Mattsson
- Bea Santos as Klara Mardh
- Mark Rendall as Elov Eriksson
- Ian Matthews as Detective Vinter
- John Ralston as Detective Jackobsson
- Shanti Roney as Olof Palme
- Christopher Wagelin as Vincent
- Thorbjørn Harr as Christopher Lind
Stockholm grossed $292,590 in the United States and Canada and $399,924 in other territories for a worldwide total of $692,514.
On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 68%, based on 78 reviews, with an average rating of 5.96/10. The website's consensus reads, "Stockholm can't quite do justice to its themes or the real-life events it dramatizes, but a light touch and well-chosen cast keep the end results consistently entertaining." On Metacritic, the film holds a rating of 54 out of 100, based on 18 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews".
|Award||Date of ceremony||Category||Recipient(s)||Result||Ref(s)|
|Canadian Screen Awards||31 March 2019||Best Adapted Screenplay||Robert Budreau||Won|||
|Best Costume Design||Lea Carlson||Nominated|
|Best Editing||Richard Comeau||Nominated|
|Best Sound Editing||Lee Walpole and Thomas Huhn||Nominated|
|Achievement in Hair||Peggy Kyriakidou||Won|
|Achievement in Visual Effects||Fredrik Nord||Nominated|
|Canadian Society of Cinematographers Awards||23 March 2019||Theatrical Feature Cinematography||Brendan Steacy||Won|||
|Directors Guild of Canada Awards||26 October 2019||Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film||Robert Budreau||Won|||
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