The Saratov Approach
The Saratov Approach (2013)

Inspired by actual events, THE SARATOV APPROACH is the extraordinary, untold story of Elders Travis Tuttle and Andrew Propst and their week-long abduction in Saratov, Russia. On what seemed like any other day during their two-year LDS… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: October 9, 2013
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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

Uneven acting, some trite dialogue and several overplayed emotional beats flatten instead of round out the storytelling here.

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Bruce Bennett
Spectrum (St. George, Utah)

A riveting tale that affirms the faith of the already converted without insulting the intelligence of the skeptic who primarily wants a high-caliber movie.

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Todd Jorgenson

There's not as much suspense as the premise suggests, thanks to a bloated middle section that's more concerned with religious reflection than practical negotiation.

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Louis Black
Austin Chronicle

In so many ways the film would be more interesting if it were more ambitious, but on its own terms it is surprisingly strong.

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Panta Oz
This dramatic thriller was all about religion, and if you are a non-believer, simply skip it! Written and directed by Garrett Batty it stars Corbin Allred,… More
Anthony Valletta
Might have a bit too much of a religious slant for some folks, but I still found the true life story of Mormon Missionaries kidnapped in Russia to be… More