Dev Patel stars as Jay, the kidnapper in question. He’s a hired hand and not, in fact, the guest at a wedding. We meet him as he’s packing; along with the standard clothes and shoes, he puts in his suitcase a slew of passports. Jay looks stricken as he moves through airport security and onto a plane. He’s traveling from Britain to Pakistan, where he’ll rent two cars and buy two guns.
After a minimum of surveillance of a guarded home, Jay strikes in the middle of the night, abducting a woman named Samira. He puts