Location: Alliance Française de Bhopal
Date: Sat, 2013/01/19 – 4:30pm
Category: Film screening
Duration: 125 minutes
Rapt is a 2009 French dramatic film directed by Lucas Belvaux and starring Yvan Attal. It was nominated for 4 César Awards in 2010, including Best Film. It was released in France on November 18, 2009.
Attal plays a wealthy and high-profile businessman who is kidnapped and held for ransom. His family come into conflict with the police and his corporate associates as they struggle to raise the money and pay off the kidnappers. Meanwhile, details of his private life emerge and begin to turn his wife, teenage daughters and business colleagues against him.
The film is based on the true story of the kidnapping of Baron Édouard-Jean Empain which took place in January 1978