Escape from Raqqa

A film by Emmanuel Hamon

2019 France, Turkey - Thriller


Unbeknown to her husband Sylvain, Faustine leaves Paris with her five year old son to join ISIS in Syria. But she realizes soon after reaching Raqqa the hell she has put herself into. Sylvain quickly understands that the French services are powerless to help, and plans with a few friends of his, a high risk exfiltration operation to save his wife and son. A true story.

  • cast

    • Swann Arlaud
    • Finnegan Oldfield
    • Jisca Kalvanda
    • Charles Berling
  • crew

    • Producer
    • Frédéric Brillion
    • Screenwriter
    • Benjamin Dupas
    • Screenwriter
    • Emmanuel Hamon
    • Cinematographer
    • Thomas Bataille
    • French Distributor
    • 20th Century Fox
  • infos

    • Running time
    • 102'
    • Language
    • French, English, Arabic

screenings in festivals & markets


Domestic release :
March 6, 2019 (20th Century Fox)