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Actors: Aidan Quinn, Donald Sutherland, Ben Kingsley, Claudia Ferri

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Based on a screenplay directly written for the screen, THE ASSIGNMENT is a movie directed by Christian Duguay in 1997.
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Naval Officer Annibal Ramirez does have a tremendous resemblance with international terrorist Carlos "The Jackal". A CIA member, Donald Sutherland, and an israelian officer, Ben Kingsley, will train him in order that Ramirez could be able to fool the Russian Secret Services and make them believe that Carlos has joined the ranks of the West.

A remarkable movie.

The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Spying & Terrorists    -   Yes The terrorist enemy is...    -   terrorist group

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   navy soldier Age:    -   20's-30's Nudity    -   Chest and Buttocks Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


United States    -   Yes Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Eastern Europe    -   France Africa    -   Yes Part of Africa:    -   Arabic Africa The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   Canada Misc setting    -   prison    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   touching of personal anatomy    -   licking    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude female butt    -   seeing nude male butt    -   seeing full frontal--women    -   sex under blankets Kind of violence:    -   karate chop    -   hand to hand    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   frying (electrocuted)    -   flamed    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   Some foul language Lot of special effects?    -   Yes Kinds of F/X    -   exploding vehicles    -   exploding bombs

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