Directed by Miles Hargrove (Stanley Marcus Documentary, The Starck Club), Miracle Fishing: Kidnapped Abroad, the true story that inspired the 2000 film Proof of Life, starring Russell Crowe and Meg Ryan will premiere on discovery+ on March 25, 2021. The film was an Official Selection – 2020 Tribeca Film Festival, 2020 AFI Docs and 2020 DOC NYC
In 1994, Miles Hargrove’s father was kidnapped outside their home in Cali, Colombia by the FARC. In an instant, the Hargrove family found themselves in the midst of a Colombian epidemic – the kidnap and ransom trade. Their only hope was to give in to the guerrillas’ demands, but they had no idea how to embark on the journey ahead. To cope with the long and difficult negotiations, Miles kept a Video8 diary of the events that unfolded. Twenty-five years later, he revisited the footage to turn his diary into a documentary chronicling his family’s incredible story.