In Stéphane Rybojad's SPECIAL FORCES, war correspondent Elsa Cassanova (Diane Kruger) is taken hostage by the Taliban. Faced with her imminent execution, a Special Forces unit is dispatched to free her. In some of the worlds’ most breathtaking yet hostile landscapes, a relentless pursuit begins between her kidnappers and a group of soldiers (Djimon Hounsou
, Benoît Magimel
, Denis Ménochet
) who risk their lives to bring her home alive.
Plot: In Afghanistan, French journalist Elsa
and her colleague Amen are covering the story of Maina, a woman sold to a man when she was a child. Taliban leader Ahmed Zaief abducts Elsa and Amen and tries to force them to read a message to Western governments. The French president sends six Special Force to rescue Elsa who's hidden in a fortress in Pakistan. The team composed of Commander Kovax, Tic-Tac, Lucas, the sniper Elias, Victor and Marius release Elsa and Amen from their imprisonment but lose their radios. Now the group needs to cross the inhospitable land to save their lives with the Taliban chasing them.
The film stars Diane Kruger
, Djimon Hounsou
, and Denis Menochet
. Diane Kruger
plays a news war correspondent who is taken hostage by the Taliban while on assignment in Afghanistan. Faced with her imminent execution, a Special Forces unit led by Hounsou’s character is dispatched to free her.
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