The American

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Alone among assassins, Jack (George 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), is in the offing as a weapon is constructed. Surprising himself, Jack seeks out the friendship of local priest Father Benedetto (Paolo Bonacelli) and pursues romance with local woman Clara (Violante Placido). But by stepping out of the shadows, Jack may be tempting fate.


Information

The American
  • Cast
  • George Clooney, Thekla Reuten, Violante Placido
  • Director
  • Anton Corbijn
  • Genre
  • Crime, Thriller
  • Classification
  • MA15+, 105 mins
  • Consumer Advice
  • Strong sex scene
  • Country of Origin
  • USA
  • Audio Language
  • English

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