Hostages 1993

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Hostages ★★★ 1993 (R)

Harrowing docudrama about the Beirut hostage crisis combines acutal news footage with scenes of the prisoners and their families. Under desperate conditions hostages John McCarthy, Brian Keenan, Terry Anderson, Thomas Sutherland, Frank Reed, and Terry Waite try to hold on to their saniand humanity as their families struggle for their release. Filmed on location in England, Israel, and Lebanon. 90m/C VHS . CoFirth, Ciaran Hinds, Jay O. Sanders, Josef Sommer, Harry Dean Stanton, Kathy Bates, Natasha Richardson, Conrad Asquith; D: David Wheatley; W: Bernard MacLaverty. CABLE