When good and bad come into battle, who wins? But before that, what is good and what is bad? The answer for these question has left many a thinkers baffled and confused. Prisoners falls in that rare category of films that seeks to give an answer to these unanswerable questions with utmost neutrality and without sounding preachy.
The film has been directed by Oscar nominated director Denis Villeneuve and stars Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal. Keller Dover(Jackman) is made to face every parent’s worst nightmare. His six-year-old daughter, Anna along with her young friend, Joy, goes missing. After hours of mad searching, not a single clue about them is found and panic sets in. As any doting father, a frantic Dove takes matters into his own hands and that’s where things begin to go ugly.