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It is hard to imagine what behavior people are capable of in extreme situations. Unbelievable, but true is also the love story between the gangster Lars Nystrom and his hostage Bianca Lind, which at first glance seems impossible, which happened in 1973. The heavily cast thriller » The Stockholm Story — Beloved Hostage «, which is now included in the Amazon Prime Video subscription , deals with the true incident that made the psychological phenomenon of «Stockholm Syndrome» socially acceptable.
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That’s what «The Stockholm Story» is about
Stockholm, 1973: Lars Nystrom ( Ethan Hawke ) bursts into a branch of the Kreditbanken in the Swedish capital with a submachine gun and a transistor radio. While all customers and employees throw themselves on the floor in panic, cashier Bianca Lind ( Noomi Rapace ) quick-wittedly presses the alarm button. Under the direction of the local police chief Mattsson ( Christopher Heyerdahl ), the detective appears at the scene of the crime within a very short time.
Meanwhile, the robber is impressed by the young mother’s initiative and releases numerous hostages at once. Only Bianca and two colleagues remain in his power. Shortly thereafter, he demands the release of his friend Gunnar Sorensson ( Mark Strong ) and a getaway vehicle from the police. During the waiting time, a personal relationship between Lars and Biana begins to develop…
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