Netflix released the trailer for its’ original docuseries CAPTIVE that delves into the terse, dangerous world of hostage negotiation. Victims, negotiators, and kidnappers give an unprecedented look at what it means to be captive. Captive world premiere at DOC NYC 2016 and will launch globally on Netflix on December 9.
Captive, from two-time Oscar-winning producer Simon Chinn (Man on Wire, Searching for Sugar Man) and acclaimed executive producer Doug Liman (The Bourne Identity), examines the most challenging hostage situations of our times, from the highest-profile cases to those kept hidden from the public. With privileged access to a range of viewpoints, Captive sheds light on an escalating international trend and efforts to resolve it, exploring a wide range of hostage situations from the viewpoint of everyone involved: the victims, their families, experienced negotiators – and the kidnappers themselves.