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Author: Neal H MoritzBarry L LevyPete TravisDennis QuaidMatthew FoxAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2008]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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U.S. president Ashton is in Salamanca, Spain to announce plans for a major global summit on terrorism. As he stands behind the podium in front of a loudly cheering crowd, he is shot twice. This is followed minutes later by a small explosion and then a massive blast. Secret Service agents Barnes, Taylor, and Holden immediately jump into action, trying to find the terrorists responsible amid all the chaos. First, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Suspense films
Feature films
Adventure films
Thriller
Adventure
Crime
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Teatro
Feature
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Neal H Moritz; Barry L Levy; Pete Travis; Dennis Quaid; Matthew Fox; Forest Whitaker; Bruce McGill; Édgar Ramírez; Saïd Taghmaoui; Ayelet Zorer; Zoë Saldana; Sigourney Weaver; William Hurt; James LeGros; Eduardo Noriega; Columbia Pictures.; Relativity Media.; Original Film (Firm); Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1424874289 9781424874286
OCLC Number: 224550997
Language Note: English and Spanish with dubbed French, dubbed Portuguese or dubbed Thai dialogue; optional Chinese, English, French, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, or Thai subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Special features include: Surveillance tapes outtake, Interviews with the cast & crew, Plotting an assassination, Stunt featurette, Director's commentary.
Credits: Director of photography, Amir Mokri ; editor, Stuart Baird ; music, Atli Örvarsson ; costume designer, Luca Mosca ; production designer, Brigitte Broch.
Cast: Dennis Quaid, Matthew Fox, Forest Whitaker, Bruce McGill, Edgar Ramirez, Saïd Taghmaoui, Ayelet Zurer, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, William Hurt, James LeGros, Eduardo Noriega.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for sequences of intense violence and action, some disturbing images, and brief strong language.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Other Titles: Vantage point (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Columbia Pictures presents in association with Relativity Media, an Original Film production ; produced by Neal H. Moritz ; written by Barry L. Levy ; directed by Pete Travis.

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U.S. president Ashton is in Salamanca, Spain to announce plans for a major global summit on terrorism. As he stands behind the podium in front of a loudly cheering crowd, he is shot twice. This is followed minutes later by a small explosion and then a massive blast. Secret Service agents Barnes, Taylor, and Holden immediately jump into action, trying to find the terrorists responsible amid all the chaos. First, the events are seen through the eyes of television news producer Rex Brooks. Then, the assassination attempt is replayed from seven different points of view. Each perspective reveals a few more clues.

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Remake of Rashoman

by andrw (WorldCat user published 2008-09-03) Good Permalink

This terrorist-infested remake of Rashoman clearly is aiming to add to the pile of films depicting American bravado in the face of complex international situations. The film is well made, however, with each individual's story revealing serious twists to the narrative the viewer thought they understood...
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