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Mixed or average reviews - based on 34 Critics

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Generally favorable reviews- based on 65 Ratings

Summary: 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.
Runtime: 122 min
Rating: Rated R for torture/violence and language.
Production: New Line Cinema
Genres: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Feb 19, 2008
Director Credit
Gavin Hood Director
Writer Credit
Kelley Sane Written By
Principal Cast Credit
Jake Gyllenhaal Douglas Freeman
Reese Witherspoon Isabella Fields El-Ibrahimi
Cast Credit
Aramis Knight Jeremy El-Ibrahimi
David Fabrizio William Dixon
Driss Roukhe Bahi
Hadar Ratzon Safiya
J.K. Simmons Lee Mayer
Laila Mrabti Lina Fawal
Meryl Streep Corrine Whitman
Moa Khouas Khalid El-Emin
Mounir Margoum Rani
Omar Metwally Anwar El-Ibrahimi
Rosie Malek-Yonan Nuru El-Ibrahimi
Yigal Naor Abasi Fawal
Zineb Oukach Fatima Fawal
Producer Credit
Bill Todman Jr. Executive Producer
David Kanter Executive Producer
Edward Milstein Executive Producer
Keith Goldberg Executive Producer
Keith Redmon Executive Producer
Marcus Viscidi Producer
Mark Martin Co-Producer
Michael Sugar Executive Producer
Paul Schwake Executive Producer
Steve Golin Producer
Toby Emmerich Executive Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: