Proof of Life | 2000

Drama, Adaptation
A hostage negotiator falls for the wife of the man he's hired to save.

Cast

... Alice Bowman

Actor

... Terry Thorne

Actor

... Peter Bowman

Actor

... Janis Bowman

Actor

... Dino

Actor

... Ted Fellner

Actor

... Jerry

Actor

... Eric Kessler

Actor

... Wyatt

Actor

... Ian Havery

Actor

... Ivy

Actor

... Fernandez

Actor

Writers

Screenplay

Book as Source Material

Company

Anvil Films

Production Company

Bel-Air Entertainment

Production Company

Berman & Ely Security Service

Production Company

Castle Rock Entertainment

Production Company

Production Company

Control Risks Ltd

Production Company

Synopsis

Peter Bowman, an American engineer in a Latin American country, is kidnapped for a $3 million dollar ransom. Abandoned by her husband's employer and insurance company, his wife Alice refuses to give up his life. She takes on the task of bringing him home but quickly realizes she can't do that without help. An expert in 'K&R' (Kidnap & Ransom), Terry Thorne is Alice's best and only hope for saving Peter. He takes on the job, but soon finds it to be trickier than anyone thought. Throughout the lengthy negotiations, Alice and Terry develop a mutual respect which evolves into a mutual attraction as they barter for Peter's life with the kidnappers. With the help of a fellow negotiator, Dino, and a trio of highly trained mercenaries, Terry takes on a do-or-die rescue operation that could as easily result in disaster as in triumph.

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