Pirate Hunt

Pirate Hunt

For the first time ever, a Danish TV crew are allowed on board a Danish warship.

For the first time ever, a Danish TV crew have been admitted to a Danish warship in sharp mission. For three dramatic months, we follow the hunt for pirates off the Horn of Africa.

The result is an intimate and entertaining insight into an isolated world, hundreds of miles off the Somali coast, where aspiring fortune, cynical backers and desperate creatures are struggling for their lives.

The power relations are directly uneven. The gigantic and fearsome war ships make the pirates improvised boats look ridiculous. But for the pirates, the hostages, traffickers, and for the Danish crew it is not something to laugh about. Things are always more complicated when you get close than it looks from a distance ...

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