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Ethan Hawke and Noomi Rapace for Stockholm thriller

Before Midnight

Story by Jack Foley

ETHAN Hawke and Noomi Rapace will star in a new thriller called Stockholm.

Based on the true story of the 1973 bank heist and hostage crisis in Stockholm, the film will be written and directed by Robert Budreau and is inspired by the New Yorker article The Bank Drama by Daniel Lan.

The plot will reveal how the hostages bonded with their captors and turned against the authorities, giving rise to the psychological phenomenon known as ‘Stockholm Syndrome’.

Jonathan Kier, Sierra/Affinity’s President of International Sales & Distribution, commented: “Stockholm will offer moviegoers a raw glimpse into intense events that transpired over four decades ago coining a psychological condition that still intrigues the world today.

“With Robert’s creative direction coupled with Ethan and Noomi’s tremendous talents, we are certain audiences around the globe will be captivated by this thrilling true story.”

The project marks a reunion for Hawke and Budreau, who last worked together on Born To Be Blue in which Hawke starred as jazz legend Chet Baker.

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