Captive (2012 film)

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Theatrical movie poster
Directed by Brillante Mendoza
Produced by Didier Costet
Written by Brillante Mendoza
Patrick Bancarel
Boots Agbayani Pastor
Arlyn dela Cruz
Starring Isabelle Huppert
Music by Teresa Barrozo
Cinematography Odyssey Flores
Edited by Yves Deschamps
Kats Serraon
Swift Entertainment Production
Centerstage Production
Distributed by
  • Star Cinema
  • Équation Distribution
Release date
  • 12 February 2012 (2012-02-12) (Berlin[1])
  • 9 June 2012 (2012-06-09) (Philippines)
  • 19 September 2012 (2012-09-19) (France)
Running time
82 minutes
Country France
Language Tagalog
Budget $1.56 million
Box office $112,133[2]

Captive is a 2012 French-Filipino drama film directed by Brillante Mendoza and starring Isabelle Huppert.[3] The film was screened in competition at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival in February 2012.[4]

The plot focuses on describing the torturous life of the hostages of the Dos Palmas kidnappings, whose survivors were freed after a year in captivity.



  1. ^ "Berlinale 2012 Brillante Mendoza's "Captive" Among First Competition Films". mubi. Retrieved 4 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "CAPTIVE (2012)". JP' Box-Office. Retrieved 19 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Huppert Captive by Brillante Mendoza's next film". screendaily. Retrieved 20 December 2011. 
  4. ^ "First Films for the Competition and Berlinale Special". Berlin Film Festival. Retrieved 20 December 2011. 

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