The Pirates of Somalia

The Pirates of Somalia (2017)

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2017-12-08
  • User Rating: 6.8/10 from 9 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 57min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: BCDF Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Bryan Buckley
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After an inspiring chance encounter with his idol, rookie journalist Jay Bahadur uproots his life and moves to Somalia looking for the story of a lifetime. Hooking up with a local fixer, he attempts to get embedded with the local Somali pirates, only to quickly find himself in over his head.

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  • Evan Peters

    as Jay Bahadur
  • Barkhad Abdi

  • Melanie Griffith

    as Maria Bahadur
  • Al Pacino

    as Seymour Tolbin
  • Edward Gelbinovich

  • Philip Ettinger

    as Alex
  • Russell Posner

    as Jared Bahadur
  • Kiana Madani

    as Tracy Ziconni
  • Maria Vos

    as Avril Benoît
  • Jojo Gonzalez

    as Jojo
Writing Bryan Buckley Screenplay
Directing Bryan Buckley Director
Writing Jay Bahadur Book
Production Bryan Buckley Executive Producer
Production Mino Jarjoura Producer
Production Claude Dal Farra Producer
Production Matt Lefebvre Producer
Sound Andrew Feltenstein Original Music Composer
Sound John Nau Original Music Composer
Camera Scott Henriksen Director of Photography
Editing Jay Nelson Editor