Rapt (2009 film)
|Directed by||Lucas Belvaux|
|Written by||Lucas Belvaux|
|Editing by||Danielle Anezin|
|Release dates||18 November 2009|
|Running time||125 minutes|
Rapt is a 2009 French dramatic film directed by Lucas Belvaux and starring Yvan Attal. It was nominated for 4 César Awards in 2010, including Best Film. It was released in France on November 18, 2009.
Attal plays a wealthy and high-profile businessman who is kidnapped and held for ransom. His family come into conflict with the police and his corporate associates as they struggle to raise the money and pay off the kidnappers. Meanwhile, details of his private life emerge and begin to turn his wife, teenage daughters and business colleagues against him.
The film is inspired by the true story of the kidnapping of Édouard-Jean, 3rd Baron Empain, a very wealthy Hungarian-born Belgian aristocrat. The kidnapping of Baron Empain took place in Paris in January 1978.
- Yvan Attal as Stanislas Graff
- Anne Consigny as Françoise Graff
- André Marcon as André Peyrac
- Françoise Fabian as Marjorie
- Alex Descas as Maître Walser
- Michel Voïta as Le commissaire Paoli
- Gérard Meylan as Le Marseillais
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