World Premiere


Spotlight Narrative
| Canada, Sweden, USA | 92 MINUTES | English
There’s the Brooklyn bank robbery that inspired Dog Day Afternoon, and then, there’s the 1973 case that originated the term “Stockholm Syndrome.” Rob Budreau’s Stockholm recounts the absurd true story that sent psychologists scrambling to explain why a group of bank clerks insisted on defending the thief who had taken them hostage.

Ethan Hawke stars as Lars, a charming, bumbling, Bob Dylan-loving crook who storms into the Swedish capital’s mightiest money lender and confuses hostages and police alike with his bizarre demands—like requesting an accomplice and friend (Mark Strong) be released from prison to join him in his delinquency. As the hostages come to realize that Lars couldn’t hurt a fly, bank clerk Bianca (a revelatory Noomi Rapace) and her fellow captives help him hatch a plan to prolong the standoff and escape with millions.

—Karen Kemmerle

Cast & Credits
Directed by
Robert Budreau
Robert Budreau is an award-winning writer and director whose credits include the critically acclaimed Chet Baker jazz biopic Born to Be Blue, starring Ethan Hawke, the Genie Award-nominated That Beautiful Somewhere, and, most recently, the psychological drama, Stockholm, starring Ethan Hawke, Noomi Rapace, and Mark Strong.
Robert Budreau
Nicholas Tabarrok, Robert Budreau, Jonathan Bronfman
Robert Budreau
Brendan Steacy
Richard Comeau
Steve London
Production Designer
Aidan Leroux
Executive Producer
Scott Aversano, Jason Blum, William Santor, Will Russell-Shapiro, Christina Kubacki, Lowell Cauffiel
Fredrik Zander, Noomi Rapace
Costume Designer
Lea Carlson
Sound Re-recording Mixer
Martin Jensen
Ethan Hawke, Noomi Rapace, Mark Strong, Christopher Heyerdahl, Bea Santos, Thorbjorn Harr

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