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Maya is a CIA operative whose first experience is in the interrogation of prisoners following the Al Qaeda attacks against the U.S. on the 11th September 2001. She is a reluctant participant in extreme duress applied to the detainees, but believes that the truth may only be obtained through such tactics. For several years, she is single-minded in her pursuit of leads to uncover the whereabouts of Al Qaeda's leader, Osama Bin Laden. Finally, in 2011, it appears that her work will pay off, and a U.S. Navy SEAL team is sent to kill or capture Bin Laden. But only Maya is confident Bin Laden is where she says he is. Written by
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In an unusual step, acting CIA Director Michael Morell issued a statement about the film emphasizing that while the production team had met with the CIA, the film is a dramatization and is not historically accurate. Morell specifically contradicted the film's assertion that "enhanced interrogation techniques", also known as "torture", had been of significant benefit in locating Osama bin Laden. Director Morell stated, "That impression is false. We cannot allow a Hollywood film to cloud our memory." See more »
In one interrogating scene the tattoo on Dan's right upper arm is smudged, revealing that its only painted on. See more »
Plot is so black and white, that you are really surprised and you will start thinking that movie is made for average joe American, who still thinks that terrorism is evil, and USA is pure goodness. Of course, terrorism should not be tolerated in any way, but still is appropriate to ask ourselves about roots of such acting.
Characters in the movie don't seem real. I did expect more. Especially because everyone is talking about this movie.
Still, even considering that movie is unrealistic and one-sided, I would at least expect some excitement and entertainment. But it's really boring. I almost fell asleep during movie. You constantly have a feeling that you saw such type of movies at least thousand times.
So my advice is, skip this movie unless you are big patriot who believes in fairy tales produced everyday by governments.
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