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The Assignment is a canadien film of genre Drama directed by Christian Duguay released in USA on 28 september 1997 with Aidan Quinn

The Assignment (1997)

The Assignment
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Released in USA 28 september 1997
Length 1h59
Directed by
OriginCanada
Genres Drama,    Thriller,    Action,    Adventure,    Crime
Rating68% 3.448423.448423.448423.448423.44842

The Assignment is a 1997 spy thriller film directed by Christian Duguay and starring Aidan Quinn in two roles, Donald Sutherland, and Ben Kingsley. The film, written by Dan Gordon and Sabi H. Shabtai, is set mostly in the late 1980s and deals with a CIA plan to use Quinn's character to masquerade as the Venezuelan terrorist Carlos the Jackal.

Synopsis

The film opens to the sounds of a couple having sex. Afterwards, Carlos the Jackal (Aidan Quinn) kills a spider in its web with his cigarette and evicts the woman (Lucie Laurier) from his room because he claims he has work to do. He is seen donning a disguise, and he walks to a cafe where CIA officer Jack Shaw (Donald Sutherland) is sitting at a table outdoors. He recognizes Shaw and asks for a light. Shaw does not recognize Carlos, because of his disguise, but he turns to watch Carlos enter the cafe. He watches as Carlos detonates a grenade, killing dozens of people.

Actors

Aidan Quinn

(Annibal Ramirez / Carlos)
Donald Sutherland

(Jack Shaw / Henry Fields)
Ben Kingsley

(Amos)
Claudia Ferri

(Maura Ramirez)
Céline Bonnier

(Carla)
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