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The Saratov Approach

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On what seemed like any other day, Elder Travis Tuttle (Corbin Allred) and Andrew Propst (Maclain Nelson) are approached by Nikolai (Nikita Bogolyubov) to teach a friend. But then the missionaries experience the unimaginable--they are kidnapped, beaten, and held for ransom.

  • DirectorGarrett Batty
  • Runtime: 1 hr 40 min
  • StudioThree Coin Productions
  • QualityHD

Reviews about The Saratov Approach

The Saratov Approach
old_broad
Kidnapped!

First rate movie about a real experience. Two missionaries kidnapped in Russia. Do they fight their way out or trust in God? Lots of anguish and soul-searching.

The Saratov Approach
MNilsson
Well done movie. Based on e true story of ...

Well done movie. Based on e true story of Mormon missionaries, it is still entertaining for non-Mormons, too.

The Saratov Approach
Levi
Excellent Movie

Excellent movie that will keep your attention until the end. It is suspenseful.

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