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While traveling to Morocco to initiate a food program of his own to help poor kids, the Dutch Martijn is kidnapped by a group of terrorists and his guide Gavin is executed in cold blood in front of him. Along the days, Martijn is tortured by a Muslin man and Aicha and looses four fingers. In the end, the truth about his travel is finally disclosed. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
When Martijn flails around trying to get free he bends one of the chair legs. Later when Aicha helps him up, the chair is no longer damaged. See more »
In the scene where Ahmat and Martijn are writing down the names, Laurence Fishburne's hand double uses a different pencil grip (three finger and thumb) than Laurence (two fingers and thumb). See more »
Westerners cannot play chess because they play too much poker.
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An idealist seems to be caught by terrorists and he is tortured in order to reveal his friends and collaborators.
Well, although I had missed about ten minutes of the film I found it really interesting, with very good performances, especially on the part of Laurence Fishburne. However there is something hanging concerning the plot. Something has bothered me. Martin is presented in the film as an idealist, a dreamer who is trying to help the people in underdeveloped countries. However he seems to be involved in a scheme according to which innocent people will be killed. It is taken for granted that the CIA as well as the terrorists are accustomed to such tactics but they are not the tactics of an idealist. An idealist might sacrifice themselves but not innocent people. Yet it is worth seeing it.
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