The Disappearance of Alice Creed (2009)

Director
J Blakeson

Main cast
Gemma Arterton; Martin Compston; Eddie Marsan

Genres
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Description
A rich man's daughter is held captive in an abandoned apartment by two former convicts who abducted her and hold her ransom in exchange for her father's money.


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