When Keller Dover’s daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?
Prisoners is an upcoming 2013 crime thriller film directed by Denis Villeneuve, from a screenplay written by Aaron Guzikowski, and executive produced by Mark Wahlberg. The film stars Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Terrence Howard and Paul Dano. It premiered at the 2013 Telluride Film Festival.
After his six-year-old daughter Anna and her best friend Joy are kidnapped on Thanksgiving, small town carpenter Keller Dover butts heads with young, brash detective Loki in charge of the investigation. After searching, Dover’s son Ralph mentions an old RV, owned by Alex Jones. Feeling failed by the law, Dover captures Jones, the man he believes responsible, holding him captive in a desperate attempt to find out what he did with the girls, whom he is convinced are still alive. But the further he goes to get the man to confess, the closer he comes to losing his soul.