Imagine you are the captain of a container ship: you get hijacked by Somali pirates. After the shipping company and the German army seem to have abandoned the ship, the captain takes things in his own hands. He will do anything in order to save his crew and himself. He decides to approach the opponent. His only hope is to work alongside the pirates, even when his crew turns against him. The pirate leader becomes then his only confidant. The film is about the complex relationship arising between culprit and victim under adeath threatening hostage situation and will tell the intimate story of the friendship between the captain and the pirate.