The Uppsala Kidnapping

The Uppsala Kidnapping

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Released: 24 August 2018
Country of origin: Sweden
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Production companies: Anders Skog Films, Drama Svecia
Watched by: 0 of 844 795
Runtime: 1 hour 28 minutes
IMDB rating: 4.3 of 10 189


"The Uppsala Kidnapping" - A black comedy centered on the real events of the kidnapping that became a viral phenomenon with millions of live followers. Inspired by actual events occurred in Uppsala during Christmas 2011. In a desperate attempt to solve his economic problems Josef Esfarander, a medical student, plans to kidnap a law student from a wealthy family, assisted by his girlfriend Shirin and a credulous friend from high school. Josef strongly believes he achieved the perfect plan, but contrary to all his expectation the carrying out of the kidnapping becomes a farce.

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