Special Forces

Special Forces (2011)

Survival. Honor. Sacrifice.

  • Genre: Action, Drama, War
  • Release Date: 2011-11-02
  • User Rating: 6.4/10 from 134 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 49min
  • Language: Français
  • Production Company: StudioCanal
  • Production Country: France
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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.

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Production Juliette Ménager Casting
Writing Michael Cooper Writer
Directing Stéphane Rybojad Director
Editing Stéphane Rybojad Editor
Writing Stéphane Rybojad Writer
Production Thierry Marro Producer
Production Benoit Ponsaillé Producer
Sound Xavier Berthelot Original Music Composer
Crew David Jankowski Cinematography
Editing Erwan Pecher Editor
Art Christophe Jutz Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Céline El Mazouzi Costume Design