Two men fortify and soundproof an abandoned apartment, kidnapping and imprisoning the daughter of a millionaire for ransom. Her kidnappers, the coldly efficient Vic and his younger accomplice Danny, have worked out a meticulous plan, but Alice is not going to play the perfect victim…. This taut, emotionally intense thriller eschews genre conventions, generating tension from the sexual and psychological ties that bind captive to captors. —Tribeca Film Festival
The Disappearance of Alice Creed despite its simplistic interior formulates itself as one of the more explosive and enthralling thrillers in years. A dark sense of fear is utilised phenomenally well, as is the film’s accomplished screenplay that never allows for breath or freedom, always challenging the dynamics of the conventional thriller with its claustrophobic presence and astute trickery.
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