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Last Hijack (2014)




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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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All Critics (16) | Top Critics (4)

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.

October 2, 2014 | Full Review…
New York Times
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Disjointed and unfocused, "Last Hijack" adds precious little to this body of work.

October 2, 2014 | Full Review…
Los Angeles Times
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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.

October 2, 2014 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
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The filmmakers have gotten extraordinary access to Mohamed and ravaged Somalia.

September 24, 2014 | Full Review…
Village Voice
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Relentlessly brooding and engaging, it is certainly worth seeing.

July 26, 2016 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
RTÉ (Ireland)

Although a little messy in places, it's a fascinating look at world we would have little access to.

March 15, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
Sunday Independent (Ireland)

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