This is a film where we should be on the edge of our seat as we wait to see what will happen next. There are lives hanging in the balance, but from the way the situation is presented in the film, you'd hardly think that anything is wrong.
Not enough filmmakers make use of pirate culture like Tobias Lindholm does in A Highjacking. By doing so, he reveals human emotions that burn both ends of the candle and create gripping drama from a situation not enough people take seriously.
Playing out as much in the boardrooms of the Danish parent company as it is on the cargo vessel itself, the film is a real eye-opener: when this stuff happens, there's no-one to call for help ... A Hijacking is an exercise in precise filmmaking.