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Summary An advertising executive is kidnapped and held hostage for 20 years in solitary confinement. When he is inexplicably released, he embarks on an obsessive mission to discover who orchestrated his punishment, only to find he is still trapped in a web of conspiracy and torment. [Film District]

Directed By: Spike Lee

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Metascore Mixed or Average Based on 41 Critic Reviews
49
User Score Mixed or Average Based on 179 User Ratings
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Summary An advertising executive is kidnapped and held hostage for 20 years in solitary confinement. When he is inexplicably released, he embarks on an obsessive mission to discover who orchestrated his punishment, only to find he is still trapped in a web of conspiracy and torment. [Film District]

Directed By: Spike Lee

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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 41 Critic Reviews
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29% Positive
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44% Mixed
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27% Negative
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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 41 Critic Reviews
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29% Positive
12 Reviews
44% Mixed
18 Reviews
27% Negative
11 Reviews

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31% Mixed
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Mixed or Average Based on 179 User Ratings
4.4
28% Positive
51 Ratings
31% Mixed
56 Ratings
40% Negative
72 Ratings

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Production Company FilmDistrict, Good Universe, Vertigo Entertainment, 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks
Release Date Nov 27, 2013
Duration 1 h 44 m
Rating R
Tagline Ask not why you were imprisoned. Ask why you were set free.
Acapulco Black Film Festival
2 Nominations
Golden Trailer Awards
1 Nomination
Women Film Critics Circle Awards
1 Nomination