Suspense Thriller Drama Adaptation
1 hr. 43 min.
Year of Release:
September 1, 2010
DVD: December 28, 2010
Here’s what the distributor says about their film: “Academy Award winner George Clooney stars in the title role of this suspense thriller, filmed on location in Italy. Alone among assassins, Jack (played by Mr. Clooney) is a master craftsman. When a job in Sweden ends more harshly than expected for this American abroad, he vows to his contact Larry (Bruce Altman) that his next assignment will be his last. Jack reports to the Italian countryside, where he holes up in a small town and relishes being away from death for a spell. The assignment, as specified by a Belgian woman, Mathilde (Thekla Reuten of “In Bruges”), is in the offing as a weapon is constructed. Surprising himself, Jack seeks out the friendship of local priest Father Benedetto (Italian stage and screen veteran Paolo Bonacelli) and pursues romance with local woman Clara (Italian leading lady Violante Placido). But by stepping out of the shadows, Jack may be tempting fate.”
This film is an adaptation of A Very Private Gentleman by Martin Booth.
Violence: Extreme / Profanity: Heavy (2 f-words) / Sex/Nudity: Extreme
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