Overview

Afghanistan. War correspondent Elsa Casanova is taken hostage by the Taliban. Faced with her imminent execution, a Special Forces unit is dispatched to free her. In some of the world’s most breathtaking yet hostile landscapes, a relentless pursuit begins between her kidnappers who have no intention of letting their prey escape them and a group of soldiers who risk their lives in pursuit of their single aim – to bring her home alive. This strong, independent woman and these men of duty are thrown together and forced to confront situations of great danger that inextricably bind them – emotionally, violently and intimately.

  1. Stéphane Rybojad

    Director, Writer

  2. Michael Cooper

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Diane Kruger

    Diane Kruger

    Elsa

  2. Djimon Hounsou

    Djimon Hounsou

    Kovax

  3. Benoît Magimel

    Benoît Magimel

    Tic-tac

  4. Denis Ménochet

    Denis Ménochet

    Lucas

  5. Raphaël Personnaz

    Raphaël Personnaz

    Elias

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Special Forces
Special Forces

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Facts

Original Title Forces spéciales

Status Released

Release Information

  • October 12, 2012
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language French

Runtime 1h 49m

Budget $10,000,000.00

Revenue $10,759.00

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