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Atom Egoyan's kidnapping drama 'The Captive' baroque, ludicrous
Atom Egoyan's kidnapping drama 'The Captive' baroque, ludicrous

A snowy labyrinth of anguish and detective work, the kidnapping drama "The Captive" is Atom Egoyan's latest stab at arty, dignified pulp. A wintry Niagara Falls is the backdrop for a time-shifting saga (written by Egoyan and David Fraser) in which grief-stricken parents Matt (Ryan Reynolds) and Tina (Mireille Enos) can't get over the abduction nine years prior of their grade-school daughter Cassandra, and dedicated cops Nicole (Rosario Dawson) and Jeff (Scott Speedman) keep pursuing the case. The locked-away Cass, meanwhile, has grown into a cultured teenager (Alexia Fast) with a measure of emotional power over the wealthy pedophile captor (Kevin Durand) who is no...

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