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Last Hijack

Director: Tommy Pallotta, Femke Wolting
Somalia is the epicentre of piracy and Mohamed is one of the most experienced seajackers. But at the same time, Mohamed is just an ordinary man trying to survive in one of the most dangerous countries in the world. Will he, now that he is about to marry, bid his ‘job’ farewell? First film depicting the Somali seajacking phenomenon not from the perspective of Western victims, but from the perpetrators. The mix of documentary and animation lends the harsh reality a cinematic, sometimes dramatic and sometimes imaginative touch.


Production company
Submarine Film
Still Films
Razor Film
Savage Film
TV company
ZDF Filmredaktion ARTE
Distributor NL
Cinema Delicatessen
Title: Last Hijack
Year: 2013
Duration : 1 hour, 23 minutes
Category: Long Documentary
Edition: NFF 2014

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