Runtime: 86 minutes
TV Rating: TVMA
Five Fingers is a 2006 film written by Chad Thumann and Laurence Malkin and directed by Malkin.
The film was produced by many people, including actor Laurence Fishburne who stars in the film alongside Mimi Ferrer, Ryan Phillipe, Touriya Haoud, Isa Hoes, and Colm Meaney. Five Fingers was filmed in the Netherlands, Morocco, and Louisiana in 2004.
Martijn (Phillipe), a gifted Dutch jazz pianist, flies to Morocco to set up a food assistance program. When he arrives, however, he and his travel guide, Gavin (Meaney) are quickly kidnapped by terrorists, taken to an undisclosed location, bound and blindfolded. The captors swiftly kill Gavin and then begin methodical attempts to extract information from Martijn about where he obtained the money to set up the program by cutting off his fingers one at a time. Martijn insists that he has no idea where the money came from, though in time it becomes clear that all is not what it seems. As the torture continues, Ahmat (Fishburne) tries his hardest to get answers from Martijn. Eventually, Martijn reveals to Ahmat that he was a terrorist and was poisoning food. Youseff, a man who had been filming Martijn, kills him.