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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Don Cheadle
Guy Pearce
Said Taghmaoui
Neal McDonough
Directors
Jeffrey Nachmanoff
Screenwriters
Jeffrey Nachmanoff
Running Time
114 minutes

Traitor
Don Cheadle is an explosives expert. Without the mockney accent


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Traitor

Plot
Two FBI agents (Pearce, McDonough) are on the trail of former US Special Forces explosives expert Samir Horn (Cheadle), who is now keeping company with terrorists. All is not what it seems, though, and as complexities of character are revealed, tightly woven plans begin to unravel.


Verdict
More carefully measured than many of its American contemporaries, Traitor doesn’t match the heights of Syriana, but sits comfortably above, say, The Kingdom for mapping out the complexities of its issues .


Reviewed by Sam Toy

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