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Writers (WGA):
Chad Thumann (written by) &
Laurence Malkin (written by)
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Release Date:
25 August 2006 (United Arab Emirates) See more »
In Morocco to assist with the creation of a food charity, a Dutchman is abducted by a terrorist. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Great suspense, and realistic portrayal of how torture is used. See more (37 total) »



Mimi Ferrer ... Dutch Woman

Laurence Fishburne ... Ahmat

Touriya Haoud ... Saadia

Isa Hoes ... Mother

Antonie Kamerling ... Policeman

Colm Meaney ... Gavin

Ryan Phillippe ... Martijn
Anton Sinke ... The Donor

Saïd Taghmaoui ... Dark Eyes

Gina Torres ... Aicha
Delilah van Eijck ... Waitress
Jeroen Zuidwijk ... Dutch Man

Directed by
Laurence Malkin 
Writing credits
Chad Thumann (written by) &
Laurence Malkin (written by)

Produced by
Kimberly C. Anderson .... associate producer
Peter Block .... executive producer
Laurence Fishburne .... producer
Dolly Hall .... producer
David Hoberman .... executive producer
Josh Kesselman .... producer
Todd Lieberman .... executive producer
Laurence Malkin .... producer
Stavros Merjos .... producer
Jacky Lee Morgan .... co-producer
Sam Nazarian .... executive producer
Malcolm Petal .... producer
Kelley Feldsott Reynolds .... producer
Adam Rosenfelt .... producer
Marc Schaberg .... producer
Anton Scholten .... executive line producer
Bob Shapiro .... supervising producer
Helen Sugland .... producer
Monique van Welzen .... line producer: Netherlands
Original Music by
John Rea 
Cinematography by
Alexander Gruszynski 
Film Editing by
Herman P. Koerts 
Maureen Meulen 
Casting by
Anne McCarthy 
Jay Scully 
Production Design by
Julie Berghoff 
Art Direction by
John Johnson 
Eveline Puijk 
Set Decoration by
Bennett Rivera 
Costume Design by
Alysia Raycraft 
Makeup Department
Theresa A. Fleming .... assistant hair stylist
Karrieann Heisner .... makeup department head
Dolores Hernández .... assistant makeup artist
Robin Mathews .... makeup department head
Robin Mathews .... special effects makeup designer
Brigitte Pleijzier .... makeup supervisor
Kenneth Walker .... key hair stylist
Production Management
Bob Shapiro .... production supervisor
Wikke van der Burg .... production manager: NL
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Hélène Coker .... second assistant director: Netherlands
Tony Niknejadi .... second assistant director
Brian Pitt .... first assistant director
Henry Tomlinson .... assistant director
Jore Van De Burg .... second second assistant director: Netherlands
Christy Zeller .... second second assistant director
Art Department
Ken Conner .... scenic artist
Nicholas DiNatale .... art department production assistant
Richard S. Dorrity .... carpenter
Richard S. Dorrity .... property assistant
Michael Eppling .... set painter
Charles Fleury .... art department production assistant
Jeff Garbacz .... swing
Kristine Grippo .... property assistant
Henry Hardy .... carpenter
Leonard Marchand .... property master (as Leonard Lavigueur)
Louis Medrano .... paint foreman
David Nash .... set dresser
Sarah Rebecca Parrish .... art department production assistant
Chris Perryman .... art department production assistant
Bennett Rivera .... art department production assistant
Bennett Rivera .... laborer
Ember Soberman .... painter
Reno Spear .... construction coordinator
Laurence V. Spurlock .... key scenic artist
Kat Sweeney .... set dresser
Armand Nicholas Sylvie .... welder
Sophia Tadlock .... art department production assistant
Marcus Turchi .... leadman
Vasilis van Gemert .... propmaker: Netherlands
Steve Wallman .... carpenter
Eugene M. Young .... carpenter
Sound Department
Georges Bossaers .... sound mixer
Barney Cabral .... supervising sound editor
Patrick Cabral .... foley artist
Paul Drenning .... adr mixer
Richard Dwan Jr. .... sound editor
Richard Dwan Jr. .... supervising dialogue editor
Pete Elia .... sound re-recording mixer
Chris Gordon .... sound recordist
Kurt Kassulke .... sound re-recording mixer
B.J. Lehn .... sound mixer
Stacey Michaels .... adr mixer
David Miraglia .... sound editor
Nick Neutra .... foley supervisor
Chris Ostler .... sound recordist
Doug Reed .... foley artist
Perry Robertson .... supervising sound editor
Scott Sanders .... sound designer
Geordy Sincavage .... foley mixer
Sam Watson .... boom operator
Kevin Zimmerman .... assistant sound editor
Special Effects by
Gil Romero .... special effect appliances
Harry Wiesenhaan .... special effects supervisor (as Harrie Wiessenhaan)
Rick Wiessenhaan .... special effects supervisor (as Ricky Wiessenhaan)
Willem de Beukelaer .... lead stunts: NL
Sandra Kier .... utility stunts: NL
Marco Maas .... utility stunts: NL
Steven Ritzi .... stunt coordinator (as Steve Ritzi)
Lutz Schleisner .... utility stunts: NL
Ronald Schuurbiers .... stunt coordinator: NL
Camera and Electrical Department
Jasper Bazuin .... electrician: NL
Dick Bloemraad .... best boy: NL
Nathan Borck .... electrician
Andy Clapp .... gaffer
Duane Cooper .... grip
Heleen Dankbaar .... clapper loader: NL
Erno Das .... gaffer
Alexandra Drehmans .... focus puller: NL
David C. Edwards .... second assistant camera
Albert Ferreira .... electrician
Chris W. Johnson .... Steadicam operator
Chris W. Johnson .... camera operator
Dan Kubicek .... electrician
Rick Lamb .... key assistant camera
Nick Leon .... key grip
Sean Mallon .... electrician
Mason McGuire .... electrician
Tamás Nyerges .... Steadicam operator (as Tamas Nyerges)
Allen Parks .... gaffer
Patti Perret .... still photographer
Trent Phillips .... grip
Scott Porter .... dolly grip
John Richie .... camera loader
Dave Sonnenberg .... best boy electric
Mark Toups .... grip
Steve Urban .... grip
Bianca van Riemsdijk .... clapper loader: NL
Don W. Wegner .... best boy grip (as Don Wegner)
Casting Department
Elizabeth Coulon .... extras casting supervisor
Kathryn Di Stefano .... extras casting assistant
Ryan Glorioso .... extras casting coordinator
Olaf Kitseroo .... extras casting: NL
Freddy Luis .... casting associate: Los Angeles (as Freddie Luis)
Heidi Snoe .... casting associate: Los Angeles
Katherine Walker .... extras casting coordinator
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Renee Dodson .... wardrobe supervisor
Leslie Kaplan .... costumer
Kat-i .... costumer
Alette Kraan .... wardrobe supervisor: NL
Cathy Lafrance .... costume production assistant
Kim Martínez .... set costumer
Katrina Migliore .... wardrobe assistant
Stella Mulder .... wardrobe assistant: NL
Michele K. Short .... assistant costume designer
Randy Starita .... costume production assistant
Elaine Varnes .... costume production assistant
Editorial Department
Brian Borne .... colorist
Peggy Eghbalian .... additional editor
Peggy Eghbalian .... assistant editor
Jason Lockhart .... assistant post-production supervisor
Shane McCloskey .... post-production assistant
Ralph Tarr .... color timer
Music Department
Noah Agruss .... additional composer: score
Transportation Department
Oscar Beguiristain .... transportation captain
Taylor Cromartie .... driver: day player
Rene Horstmann .... driver
A. Welch Lambeth .... transportation coordinator (as Welch Lambeth)
Cindi Randall .... driver: honeywagon
Terence Rosemore .... driver: mr. fishburne
Other crew
Leland Jay Anderson .... assistant: Mr. Fishburne
Rob Bouman .... production assistant: NL
Chris Browne .... craft service
Kenneth Coblentz .... production assistant
Mark Dols .... computer supporter
Frank Duffy .... set medic (as Frankie Lynch)
Brian Evans .... first assistant accountant
Chris J. Fanguy .... armorer
Jeff Galpin .... armorer
Jennifer Gamble .... production coordinator
Suraj Gohill .... production lender
Joel Goldes .... dialect coach: post-production
Kent Hamilton .... insurance broker
Penelope Helmer .... animal wrangler
Kristina Kite .... payroll assistant
Yvonne La Fleur .... script supervisor: NL
Jason Lockhart .... assistant to producers
David Melito .... accountant
Richard Messina .... dialogue coach
Matthew D. Miller .... additional set production assistant
Merrell Molly .... production assistant (as Merrel Molly)
F. Stanley Pearse Jr. .... location scout
Phuong Pham .... production assistant
Bennett Rivera .... set welder
Devon Schruff .... location manager
Kara B. Still .... script supervisor
Annemarie Stroo .... location manager: Netherlands
Jenny Teagle .... craft service assistant
Steve Trombatore .... payroll accountant
Kathryn Francis Tucker .... production assistant
Jason Vowell .... production assistant
Jeroen Wardenaar .... location manager: NL
Wylie Whitesides .... key set production assistant
Jeroen Zuidwijk .... dialect coach
Jeroen Zuidwijk .... piano hand double
Sarah Nunez .... executive assistant to producer (uncredited)

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Rated R for torture, violence and language including sexual references
87 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

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 »
Factual errors: At a certain point the torturers claim that the cut off fingers could still be sewed back on by a good doctor. But that's more than 24 hours after the first finger, and thus impossible. The storing on ice is not very helpful either: the frost would damage the fingers after a short while.See more »
Ahmat:[plinking on piano] I brought you something.
Martijn:[hand stuck in vice] You have a request?
Ahmat:Perhaps you can teach me to play.
Martijn:Okay. Meet me at my flat every Thursday at 4:00.
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Movie Connections:
References Lawrence of Arabia (1962)See more »


Can anyone explain the detail of the last 10 seconds of the movie?
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83 out of 109 people found the following review useful.
Great suspense, and realistic portrayal of how torture is used., 10 April 2006
Author: silvamaize1000 from United Kingdom

I came to this movie not knowing much about the plot apart from the basic tag line. What a surprise then that this movie has turned out to be such an informative and very realistic exposition of how the use of terror and torture is utilised in todays world.

Fishburne and Phillipe as the two main characters locked in a battle of mind and will power turn in an excellent performance, as do the supporting characters. The story starts swiftly and almost from the beginning the tension is notched up, and with each twist and turn the movie continues to question who really is the good guy in all of this, if indeed there could be one. In fact this movie, if watched with an open mind can dispel so many stereotypical views about Muslims, the war on terror and what governments and organisations are doing in its name. At the very least its a great social commentary and talking point on the use of rendition and torture and its lack of moral standing in a so called civilised world.

In closing, one can say that the movie literally sucks the viewer in to the drama and never lets go until the credits are rolling. By this time you are bound to be left with very interesting questions, the answers for which are quite literally open ended. Even with all the tension created this movie never loses sight of the political commentary and therefore makes this a thinking persons Hostel or Saw. Well worth watching!

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Why didn't he divulge the info before they took off his fingers? jimpeggy
He was no terrorist - what you all didnt get smuenzel
Horrible accents rollierolex
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