Cast: Ingo Ospelt, Karin Pfammatter, Morgane Ferru, Sven Schelker
In 2011, a young Swiss couple, Daniela Widmer and David Och, are kidnapped on their journey along the old Silk Road in Pakistan. They are taken 500 kilometers to warlike Waziristan and handed over to the local Taliban. The two of them are living under the most precarious conditions for 8 months in hostage custody, until they finally succeed in escaping from the Taliban, as the only civilians so far. Based on the true story.
Official Selection: Zurich 2021 (Opening Night Film)
Special Guest in San Francisco and Palo Alto: Michael Steiner