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The American (1-Sep-2010)

Director: Anton Corbijn

Writer: Rowan Joffe

From novel: A Very Private Gentleman by Martin Booth

Music by: Herbert Grönemeyer

Producers: Anne Carey; Jill Green; Ann Wingate; Grant Heslov; George Clooney

Keywords: Thriller, Hitman, Sniper

An accomplished assassin struggles with personal demons as he heads out to Italy for one last tantalizing assignment.

ABSTRACT
Jack, a masterful assassin hailing from the United States, vows to his contact that he will retire from his profession after one last assignment when a mission in Sweden falls through. Venturing out to the picturesque Italian countryside on a mission to construct a specialized sniper rifle for contact Mathilde, Jack seeks the guidance of area Catholic priest Father Benedetto after he finds himself struggling to cope with memories of his last assignment, ultimately jeopardizing his life as he begins to contemplate stepping away from his shadowy career and settling down with a woman in the peaceful European republic.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
George Clooney
Actor
6-May-1961   E.R.

CAST

George Clooney   ...   Jack / Edward
Violante Placido   ...   Clara
Thekla Reuten   ...   Mathilde
Paolo Bonacelli   ...   Fr. Benedetto
Johan Leysen   ...   Pavel
Irina Björklund   ...   Ingrid
Lars Hjelm   ...   Hunter #1
Björn Granath   ...   Hunter #2
Giorgio Gobbi   ...   Man on Vespa
Silvana Bosi   ...   Old Cheese Vendor
Guido Palliggiano   ...   Waiter (Market)
Samuli Vauramo   ...   Young Swedish Man
Antonio Rampino   ...   Postmaster
Filippo Timi   ...   Fabio
Ilaria Cramerotti   ...   Hooker #2
Angelica Novak   ...   Hooker #3
Isabelle Adriani   ...   Hooker #1
Raffaele Serao   ...   Barman (Town Square Bar)
Anna Foglietta   ...   Anna
Sandro Dori   ...   Waiter (Locanda Grapelli)

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