SOMALI PROJECT

By Adam CIRALSKY, Shawn EFFRAN

THE VLADAR COMPANY - as SALES All rights

Documentary - Completed 2014

The Somali Project begins with pirates capturing the merchant vessel the Royal Grace and holding its crew for ransom. As the Grace’s hostages and those from dozens of other ships languish under unspeakable conditions, a Persian Gulf state quietly bankrolls a paramilitary force to raid pirate havens.

    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • SOMALIA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 95 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Adam CIRALSKY, Shawn EFFRAN
    • Synopsis
    • The Somali Project begins with pirates capturing the merchant vessel the Royal Grace and holding its crew for ransom. As the Grace’s hostages and those from dozens of other ships languish under unspeakable conditions, a Persian Gulf state quietly bankrolls a paramilitary force to raid pirate havens and free the captives. The controversial force faces mutiny and murder, and eventually comes face-to-face with elusive pirates in an extraordinary battle captured on film.
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