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FILM DETAILS
Certificate TBC
Cast
Reese Witherspoon
Alan Arkin
Jake Gyllenhaal
Peter Sarsgaard
Meryl Streep
Omar Metwally
Directors
Gavin Hood
Screenwriters
Kelley Sane
Running Time
120 minutes

Rendition
Not as extraordinary as it should be


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Plot
An Egyptian US resident (Metwally) is abducted by the CIA, flown to North Africa and tortured for information on terrorism. Back home his distraught, pregnant wife (Witherspoon) tries to discover what has happened.


Verdict
Disappointingly dull given the explosive subject matter, this at least attempts to get a message into the mainstream. An extra star for effort rather than execution.


Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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