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Rendition [videorecording].

Contributor(s): Arkin, Alan | Gyllenhaal, Jake, 1980- | Sarsgaard, Peter | Streep, Meryl | Witherspoon, Reese, 1976-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Burbank, CA : New Line Home Entertainment : Warner Home Video, 2008, c2007Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 0780680049; 9780780680043.Uniform titles: Rendition (Motion picture) Subject(s): United States. Central Intelligence Agency -- Drama | Extraordinary rendition -- United States -- Drama | Political prisoners -- Abuse of -- Africa, North -- Drama | Questioning -- Africa, North -- Drama | Terrorism -- Drama | Africa, North -- DramaGenre/Form: Feature films -- United States. | Feature films. | Fiction films. | Thrillers (Motion pictures, television, etc.)DDC classification: 791.43/72 Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Omar Metwally, Reese Witherspoon, Peter Sarsgaard, Yigal Naor, Moa Khouas, Zineb Oukach, Alan Arkin, Meryl Streep.Summary: The policy of "extraordinary rendition" began under the Clinton administration and accelerated after September 11, 2001. The policy allows for the handing over of suspected terrorists to countries that use torture as an interrogation tool. Anwar El-Ibrahimi is an Egyptian-born man who disappears on a flight from Africa to Washington, DC. He is sent to a North African country where torture is practiced and the CIA gives approval. Anwar's pregnant American-born wife wants to know what happened to her husband. A reluctant CIA agent begins to question his assignment after witnessing an unorthodox interrogation. A severe interrogator plys his trade on Anwar while a U.S. terrorism honcho is willing to turn a blind eye to the unpleasantness, especially if it stops a terrorist attack.
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Special features include: "Outlawed" ; Intersections: the making of Rendition ; deleted/alternate scenes ; feature audio commentary with director Gavin Hood ; theatrical trailer ; sneek peaks.

Jake Gyllenhaal, Omar Metwally, Reese Witherspoon, Peter Sarsgaard, Yigal Naor, Moa Khouas, Zineb Oukach, Alan Arkin, Meryl Streep.

The policy of "extraordinary rendition" began under the Clinton administration and accelerated after September 11, 2001. The policy allows for the handing over of suspected terrorists to countries that use torture as an interrogation tool. Anwar El-Ibrahimi is an Egyptian-born man who disappears on a flight from Africa to Washington, DC. He is sent to a North African country where torture is practiced and the CIA gives approval. Anwar's pregnant American-born wife wants to know what happened to her husband. A reluctant CIA agent begins to question his assignment after witnessing an unorthodox interrogation. A severe interrogator plys his trade on Anwar while a U.S. terrorism honcho is willing to turn a blind eye to the unpleasantness, especially if it stops a terrorist attack.

MPAA rating: R; for torture/violence and language.

DVD ; region 1 ; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound, stereo surround sound ; DVD-9.

In English with optional English or Spanish subtitles.

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