The Saratov Approach

The Saratov Approach is a 2013 dramatic thriller film about the 1998 kidnapping of two Mormon missionaries in Russia. It began a limited release on October 9, 2013, solely in Utah. Subsequently, the film was released throughout the Mormon Corridor. On January 10, 2014, the film began an expanded limited release throughout the United States,.

For five days, the two missionaries were handcuffed and held captive in a small room. When no ransom was paid, the two men were driven to a field and released.The Salt Lake Tribune praised the film. The film was also praised by Deseret News and Meridian Magazine. The StandardExaminer called the film one of the best in the Mormon film genre. In the Bloggernacle, A Motley Vision gave the movie a B and the Mormon Movie Guy gave the movie a A saying The Saratov Approach isnt just great Mormon cinema, its great cinema, period. It skillfully contrasts the darkness of greed and desperation with the ultimate light of compassion and courage. Even though faith in Christ is a key theme, this is a great human story that people will be uplifted by regardless of their beliefs. ........

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