About the film
loss of loved one based on novel or book hostage kidnapping pregnancy media celebrity survival escape teenage girl hospital reality spoof teenager masked man tragic event popularity homecoming media exploitation
Release Date: September 15, 1994
|Slogan||:||«Fate made them hostages. The media made them stars.»|
|Production Companies||:||PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, Gramercy Pictures|
|Producers||:||Sigurjón Sighvatsson, Rachel Abroms, Owens Hill|
|Writers||:||Danny Rubin, Jefery Levy, Andrew Wellman|
An alienated and misanthropic teenager gains sudden and unwanted celebrity status after he's taken hostage by terrorists where his indifference to their threats to kill him makes news headlines.