An ex-CIA agent and his estranged daughter are forced on the run when his employers erase all records of his existence, and mark them both for termination as part of a wide-reaching international conspiracy.
The expatriate and widower Ben Logan has moved from New York to Antwerp with his estranged teenage daughter Amy Logan to work for the technology corporation Halgate Group. When he breaks a sophisticated security code from a device, he notes that its patent has no record in Halgate and he calls the attention of his boss Derek Kohler. Ben meets Amy and they do not go home; later Ben goes with Amy to his office and they find it completely empty. Further, all the records of his phone calls, e-mails, payslip and bank account have vanished. Out of the blue, a coworker abducts Ben and Amy in the bank but Ben kills him in self-defense. Ben finds a key from a locker in the Central Station and he finds photos of his daughter, himself and his coworkers. His further investigation shows that all the workers are dead in the morgue except Derek Kohler. Soon Ben discovers a huge conspiracy of Halgate Group relative to illegal arms sales to Africa with the involvement of rogue CIA agents. But Ben is ...Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The aerial photo in the beginning that says "Antwerpen Belgium" is in fact apicture of the city of Mechelen, with the Sint-Rombouts Belltower and it's Cathedral See more »
When Ben is making the briefcase bomb, he tests the switch to verify it activates when the briefcase is opened. But the way he designs the switch, it would activate the bomb upon either opening or closing the briefcase. Thus, he would have killed himself when he closed it after assembling it device. See more »
Why would someone you work with, try to kill us?
Amy, listen to me. I don't know what's going on here. Come here.
[Ben cleans blood off Amy's face]
The safest place for you to be right now is at my side, listening to what I tell you. Will you do that for me? Will you trust me?
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I am a big fan of this genre, a genre that has been almost soaked of its originality, like most thriller i have watched, it didn't surpass the Bourne series but it was a series of clichés that was more comforting than worrying, Aaron Eckhart gives a very good performance as the lead character Ben Logan.
Liana Liberato gives a genuinely good performance as Eckharts estranged daughter Amy, who has been persuaded by Logan to leave her grandfathers custody in America in order to move to Belgium, to be with him.
The film starts off quite slow, but when the credits ran i was very happy with what i had witnessed, a good addition to the thriller genre.
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