Last Hijack


Last Hijack

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This riveting documentary combines animation and raw footage to examine the life of Mohamed, a successful Somali pirate. A tale of survival from a never-before-seen perspective, Last Hijack dives into the memories, dreams, and fears of a man often vilified, but rarely understood.(C) Filmbuff


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  • It's an ungainly documentary featuring animated sequences, but it also gives a sense of a country ruined by tribal wars and menaced by the temptation of easy cash.

    Oct 2, 2014 | Full Review…
  • Disjointed and unfocused, "Last Hijack" adds precious little to this body of work.

    Oct 2, 2014 | Full Review…
  • Despite providing a sober and hauntingly frustrated glimpse into a world that most Western eyes will never get to see for themselves, this portrait of life as a Somali pirate is limited by what the camera can't see.

    Oct 2, 2014 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

    David Ehrlich

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  • The filmmakers have gotten extraordinary access to Mohamed and ravaged Somalia.

    Sep 24, 2014 | Full Review…
  • Relentlessly brooding and engaging, it is certainly worth seeing.

    Jul 26, 2016 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • Although a little messy in places, it's a fascinating look at world we would have little access to.

    Mar 15, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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