Cannes2014_badgeAtom Egoyan‘s The Captive is screening today in Competition here in Cannes. In the second domestic deal this week on a Competition title after Sony Pictures Classics acquired Saint Laurent, the film has been picked up by A24 in partnership with DirecTV. A24 will release in the U.S. this fall. Egoyan directs and co-wrote with David Fraser, based on an original story by Egoyan. Ryan Reynolds, Scott Speedman, Rosario Dawson, Mireille Enos, Kevin Durand and Bruce Greenwood star. Reynolds plays the father of a young girl who disappears from the captivetheir pick-up truck in a diner parking lot. The psychological thriller examines how the kidnapping destroys the relationships among those involved. Egoyan, Simone Urdl, Jennifer Weiss and Stephen Traynor are producers. Read More »