Danish cargo ship MV Rozen is heading for harbor when it was kidnapped by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean. Among the rest of the people on board are trapped and frightened chef Mikkel(Pilou Asbæk) and engineer Jan(Roland Møller) who will soon realize that any wrong move could be their last in this game of life and death. During that time, miles away, CEO of shipping company Peter C. Ludvigsen(Søren Malling) decides to personally lead negotiations with the pirates. Slowly pass the days, weeks and months and Peter with his team are still not be able to bring the negotiations end. With each new day, life of the crew on board hanging in the balance and the lack of final agreement will make the pirates more restless.
In this psychological game that is a mixture of drama and thriller, director Tobias Lindholm presents us methodical and tense story that will keeps audience guessing till the very end.