Captive DVD

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Release Date: January 5, 2016
Studio: Paramount
Run Time: 96 minutes + 30 minutes of bonus content
Rating: PG-13 (for mature thematic elements involving violence and substance abuse)
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Captive is a movie based on a true story of two people headed down the wrong path. Two strangers who would not have crossed paths with one another in every day life meet in the strangest of circumstances. Ashley Smith (Kate Mara), a mom whose life is turned upside down by loss and addiction, and Brian Nichols (David Oyelowo) a fugitive accused of crimes he denies and now on the run after killing several people. Confused and full of despair, they meet when Brian takes Ashley hostage in her own apartment. They are both trying to grab onto the last bit of hope in their own lives. Miracles upon miracles happen through the seven hours they were together. If it were just a made-up story, none of it would make any sense. Ashley should not even be alive. But this story is a story based on real events. God’s hand was at work in the midst of brokenness and darkness. What a powerful image of how He works! He uses those we would call unworthy to show purpose and love.

There is also bonus content that shows some behind-the-scenes of the movie filming, as well as sharing the story of the real Ashley Smith and where she is today.

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One lucky reader will receive a copy of the Captive DVD. Giveaway ends Sunday, February 1st. (Giveaway open to US and Canada residents ONLY. If you have been a winner of one of our giveaways in the last 30 days, you are not eligible for this giveaway.)

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