Robert Budreau

2019 Adapted Screenplay

winner Stockholm

Based on the absurd but true 1973 hostage crisis in Stockholm that was the origins of the psychological phenomenon, the ‘Stockholm Syndrome’. The black comedy focuses on a female bank employee who falls for her captor, an unhinged American outlaw as she turns against the police and aids in his escape attempt.


Robert Budreau

Production Company:

Darius Films / Lumanity Productions


  • winner
  • Stockholm