GenreDrama, War, Thriller
DirectorsColm McCarthy
CastJames McAvoy
ProducersCamille Gatin, David Goyer, Kevin Turen
ScreenwritersVanya Asher
Production year2019
Running time00:00


Is a harrowing and heart-breaking true story about a professor (McAvoy) who is caught in Sarajevo as the city is turned into an explosive battleground and who sacrifices his own safety to stay behind and continue teaching. But as the massacre escalates, his window of opportunity to join his family is quickly closing and he must fight his way out amidst the turmoil.

Plot outline

Escape is the incredibly moving true story of Vanya’s father and how heroic it can be for a civilian to escape from conflict for the sake of his family.