3 Hikers (2015)

Genres - Culture & Society, History  |   Sub-Genres - Law & Crime, Military & War, Politics & Government  |   Release Date - Sep 22, 2017 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 96 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Garrett Spake

This documentary recounts the harrowing ordeal of Sarah Shourd, Shane Bauer, and Joshua Fattal, three U.S. tourists who were taken hostage by Iranian forces while on a hiking trip. The film takes an inside look at their capture and two-year imprisonment via interviews with the trio and their families, reenactments, and news coverage. Written and directed by Natalie Avital.

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hiker, Iran, Iraq, political-prisoner