Caged (2010 film)

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Caged
Captifs-poster.jpg
Directed by Yann Gozlan
Produced by Alain Benguigui
Thomas Verhaeghe
Written by Yann Gozlan
Guillaume Lemans
Starring Zoe Felix
Eric Savin
Arie Elmaleh
Ivan Franek
Igor Skreblin
Music by Guillaume Feyler
Cinematography Vincent Mathias
Edited by Gregoire Sivan
Production
company
Sombrero Productions
Distributed by Bac Films
Release date
Running time
83 minutes
Country France
Language French

Caged (French: Captifs) is a 2010 French horror film directed and co-written by Yann Gozlan and it is based on a true story.[how?] The film is about a woman named Carole who is traumatized after seeing her friend Laura being killed by a dog twenty years ago. Carole works as an aid worker in former Yugoslavia and begins to leave from Kosovo with two co-workers, when she is kidnapped by an Albanian gang of masked men who deal with human organ trafficking.

Plot[edit]

Cast[edit]

  • Zoe Felix
  • Eric Savin
  • Arie Elmaleh
  • Ivan Franek
  • Igor Skreblin
  • Margaux Guenier
  • Philippe Krhajac
  • Jana Bitternova
  • Clara Barbosa
  • Typhaine Hilaire
  • Thais Fischer
  • Goran Kostic
  • Eric Kailey
  • Sacha Mijovic

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Release[edit]

Caged was shown at Fantasy Filmfest on August 20, 2010.[2] It was also shown in competition at the 2010 Sitges Film Festival.[3][4] Caged did not have strong box office returns in Europe.[1]

Reception[edit]

Le Monde gave the film one star out of four noting that the captives are no more sympathetic than their torturers.[5] L'Express gave the film one star out of four calling it a "predictable thriller".[5] Paris Match gave the film two stars praising the film's star Zoe Felix.[5] Chronic'art gave the film a one star rating, noting that the pace of the film is lost but praised the Felix's acting.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Mintzer, Jordan (October 28, 2010). "Variety Review - Caged". Variety. Retrieved December 7, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Fantasy Filmfest". Fantasy Film Fest. Retrieved December 7, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Sitges Film Festival > Captifs". Sitges Film Festival. Retrieved October 7, 2010. 
  4. ^ Brown, Todd (September 17, 2010). "Complete 2010 Sitges Lineup Announced!". Twitch. Retrieved December 7, 2010. 
  5. ^ a b c d "Captifs de Yann Gozlan". Premiere (in French). Retrieved December 30, 2010. 

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