Hostage by Constantine Giannaris |Constantine Giannaris, Stathis Papadopoulos, Theodora Tzimou, Yannis Stankoglou | 741952309895 | DVD | Barnes & Noble
Hostage

Hostage

Director: Constantine Giannaris

Cast: Constantine Giannaris, Stathis Papadopoulos, Theodora Tzimou, Yannis Stankoglou

     
 
An Albanian immigrant hijacks a Greek passenger bus in hopes of gaining safe passage back to his home country in director Constantine Giannaris' tense account of the headline-making 1999 hostage situation that quickly spiraled into disaster. An armed Albanian man wanders onto a Greek bus, immediately overtaking the frightened passengers while issuing demands for money

Overview

An Albanian immigrant hijacks a Greek passenger bus in hopes of gaining safe passage back to his home country in director Constantine Giannaris' tense account of the headline-making 1999 hostage situation that quickly spiraled into disaster. An armed Albanian man wanders onto a Greek bus, immediately overtaking the frightened passengers while issuing demands for money and safe passage back into Albania. In the subsequent twenty-hours, the tragic events that unfolded on that bus would serve to highlight the increasingly explosive relationship between Greece and its neighboring country Albania.

Product Details

Release Date:
02/13/2007
UPC:
0741952309895
Original Release:
2004
Source:
Koch Lorber Films
Time:
1:37:00

Special Features

Original theatrical trailer; 30 minute making of featurette

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Hostage
1. Walking Out on the Past [6:43]
2. Seizing the Bus [7:53]
3. Word Gets Out [6:07]
4. The Last Job [7:44]
5. Elion's Demand [9:37]
6. Confronting Elion [9:38]
7. Switching Hands [10:57]
8. Suggestions From Inside [9:07]
9. An Unhappy Discussion [4:55]
10. Crossing the Border [8:09]
11. End of the Line [6:51]
12. Final Plea [12:49]

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