Synopsis: After a terrorist bombing kills an American envoy in a foreign country, an investigation leads to an Egyptian who has been living in the United States for years and who is married to an American. He is apprehended when he's on his way home. The U.S. sends him to the country where the incident occurs for interrogation which includes torture. An American CIA operative observes the interrogation and is at odds whether to keep it going or to stop it. In the meantime, the man's wife raises hell to find him despite being pregnant but the person behind this refuses to help or give her any information.
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Director(s): Gavin Hood
Production: New Line Cinema
  1 win & 2 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
122 min

directly to me. Understood?

Yeah, I understand.

Douglas, are you okay?


Corrine Whitman.

Yes, it is.

All right, go ahead.

What's his condition?

Has anybody contacted

his wife yet?

No. I will do it.

- Any claim of responsibility?

- What is it?

No. All right. I'm comin' in.

What's happened?

Suicide bombing over there,

and they got one of us.

Jesus. It's 2:
00 A.M.

Yeah. Well, I'm sure they

arranged it...

just to spite you, honey.

So he's Egyptian

with a green card?

Okay. When's he land?


Okay, do it.

I'm givin' you

the authorization.

Welcome to Washington, D.C.

Please follow the signs

to U.S. Customs.

All arriving passengers

must clear customs here...

before embarking

on connecting flights.

Please have your passports and

customs declaration forms ready.

Excuse me.

- Mr. Anwar El-Ibrahim?

- Yes?

Sir, we have

an emergency message for you.

- Would you follow us, please?

- What do you mean? What is it?

- Is it my wife? Is she all right?

- I apologize, sir.

They don't give us

any details.

- I got it.

- Okay, let's go.

El-Hazim have

claimed responsibility.

And the new guy?

Shrapnel in the neck.

He bled to death.



You have calls

from Corrine Whitman, CIA...

and Mr. Davis

at the U.S. State Department.

Give me Corrine first.

One dead American.

Where am l?

Rashid Salimi.


Rashid Salimi.

No, sir.

My name is Anwar El-Ibrahimi.

Rashid is

an Egyptian national...

who's claimed responsibility

for today's terror attack.

What attack?

Why don't you tell me?


I don't know anything

about any attack of any kind.

I've been on a plane

from South Africa for 18 hours.

Is this your phone?

It looks like mine. Why?

- Numbers match.

- What numbers?

Rashid has placed several calls

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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