As homicide detective Thomas Craven investigates the death of his activist daughter, he uncovers not only her secret life, but a corporate cover-up and government collusion that attracts an agent tasked with cleaning up the evidence.
After her fiancé' forgot a few documents at home, Claire Winslow goes to Switzerland in order to deliver them to him. When she arrives, however, she discovers that he is not there, and that he went to El Coronado, a central American country on the verge of a revolution. She goes there, and teams up Arnet McClure, a TV reporter who is secretly assisting the rebels with arms from the US government, who wants to bring down the rule of President Ramos.Written by
According to maps shown in the film, the location of the fictitious country of El Coronado roughly corresponds with the real country of El Salvador. See more »
There are no snow-capped mountains clearly visible from the Zurich airport (this is a post-production CGI embellishment explained in the DVD special features). See more »
While the original ratio of this film is 2.35:1, video distributors in many countries (UK, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Portugal, Spain, Finland, Norway) released the film in the wrong aspect ratio of 1.78:1. At this time (January 2005) the only release with the correct aspect ratio is the RC 1 DVD from Warner Home Video (unfortunately it is not anamorphically encoded). See more »
An adventure video which pays homage to numerous predecessors.
A good action adventure yarn which pays homage to many predecessors including "Sorcerer", "Romancing the Stone", and the Indiana Jones trilogy.
What is even better though are the special features on the CD which explain and show how such a low budget film ($4.7 million) was able to be created using a number of camera and cg tricks. The best... the bridge scene. While this video uses a number of partially computer generated scenes, these are very seamless to the viewer, who is left to enjoy a predictable, but exciting story. What I really enjoyed was what they used in many shots instead of a regular jeep.
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