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The Pirates of Somalia (2017)

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In 2008, rookie journalist Jay Bahadur forms a half-baked plan to embed himself among the pirates of Somalia. He ultimately succeeds in providing the first close-up look into who these men ... See full summary »

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Katlyn
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Tracy Ziconni
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Jared Bahadur
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Avril Benoît
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Ancient Warrior (voice) (as Hakeemshady Mohamed)
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In 2008, rookie journalist Jay Bahadur forms a half-baked plan to embed himself among the pirates of Somalia. He ultimately succeeds in providing the first close-up look into who these men are, how they live, and the forces that drive them.

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Rated R for language throughout, drug content, and brief strong violence. | See all certifications »
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8 December 2017 (USA)  »

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Dabka  »

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Dabka means fire in Somali. See more »

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Abdi: There is so much to write about in this country!
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Crazy Credits

The closing credits identify the many Somali refugees in the cast and crew with the year they became a refugee. See more »

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References G.I. Jane (1997) See more »

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In Love With You
Written by Ed Hartman
Performed by Ed Hartman
Courtesy of Crucial Music
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11 January 2018 | by See all my reviews

Very well knit and exciting movie about Somalia, captures the culture and people very efficiently. Great lead character and support as well. Al Pacino's appearance was very adequate as well. The overall story telling style was very entertaining and felt fresh continuously.


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