Rendition

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Pub. Date:
[2008]
Language:
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The director of the Academy Award-winning 2006 crime drama Tsotsi returns to the helm with this tale of a Middle East CIA operative who begins to have doubts about his latest assignment after witnessing the interrogation of a suspected suicide bomber by secret police. When Egyptian-born chemical engineer Anwar El-Ibrahimi (Omar Metwally) mysteriously vanishes on a routine flight from South Africa to Washington, his wife, Isabella (Reese Witherspoon), embarks on a frantic international search for her missing husband. At the same time, a CIA analyst (Jake Gyllenhaal) arrives at a clandestine detention facility outside of United States. As the interrogation of El-Ibrahimi gets under way, the CIA analyst is profoundly shaken by the unorthodox methods used by the man's captors, and quickly begins to reevaluate his assignment. Peter Sarsgaard, Meryl Streep, and Alan Arkin co-star in this topical political thriller penned by Kelley Sane and produced by Steve Golin. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
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Last Grouping Update2019-11-20 09:23:22AM
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Golin, Steve,
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Hood, Gavin,
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Naor, Yigal, 1958-
Oukach, Zineb,
Sane, Kelley,
Sarsgaard, Peter,
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Viscidi, Marcus,
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Sarsgaard, Peter,actor.
Streep, Meryl,actor.
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Extraordinary rendition
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North Africa
Political -- Feature
Political films
Political prisoners -- Abuse of
Political prisoners -- Abuse of -- Africa, North -- Drama
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Questioning
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Thriller -- Feature
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United States. -- Central Intelligence Agency -- Drama
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title_displayRendition
title_fullRendition / New Line Cinema presents ; in association with Level 1 Entertainment ; an Anonymous Content production ; directed by Gavin Hood ; written by Kelley Sane ; produced by Steve Golin, Marcus Viscidi
Rendition [DVD] / New Line Cinema ; Level 1 Entertainment ; an Anonymous Content production, a Gavin Hood film ; produced by Steve Golin, Marcus Viscidi ; written by Kelley Sane ; directed by Gavin Hood
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Delitos políticos
Extraordinary rendition
Political prisoners
Preguntas y respuestas
Questioning
Questions and answers
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