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The policy of "extraordinary rendition" began under the Clinton administration and accelerated after September 11, 2001. The policy allows for 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 this assignment after witnessing an unorthodox interrogation. A severe interrogator plays his trade on Anwar. A U.S. terrorism honcho is willing to turn a blind eye to the unpleasantness, especially if it stops a terrorist attack.

Item Details
Africa, North -- Drama.
Political prisoners -- Abuse of -- Africa, North -- Drama.
Questioning -- Africa, North -- Drama.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other Authors:
Anonymous Content (Firm)
Arkin, Alan.
Golin, Steve.
Gyllenhaal, Jake, 1980-
Hood, Gavin.
Level 1 Entertainment (Firm)
Metwally, Omar.
Naor, Yigal, 1958-
New Line Cinema Corporation.
Sane, Kelley.
Sarsgaard, Peter.
Streep, Meryl.
Viscidi, Marcus.
Witherspoon, Reese, 1976-
Publisher, Date:
Burbank, Calif. : New Line Home Entertainment, c2008.
1 videodisc (ca. 122 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note:
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Jake Gyllenhaal, Reese Witherspoon, Peter Sarsgaard, Omar Metwally, Yigal Naor, Moa Khouas, Zineb Oukach, Alan Arkin, Meryl Streep.
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DVD ; widescreen presentation.
For private home use only.
Includes audio tracks in English with subtitles in Spanish and English.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
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Link to PAC
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