Rendition 2007

Rendition is a 2007 drama film directed by Gavin Hood and starring Reese Witherspoon, Meryl Streep, Peter Sarsgaard, Alan Arkin, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Omar Metwally.

It centers on the controversial CIA practice of extraordinary rendition, and is based on the true story of Khalid El-Masri who was mistaken for Khalid al-Masri. The movie also has similarities to the case of Maher Arar.

Plot: After a terrorist bombing kills an American envoy in a foreign country. An investigation leads to an Egyptian who has been living in the United States for years and who is married to an American. He is apprehended when he’s on his way home. The U.S. sends him to the country where the incident occurs for interrogation which includes torture. An American CIA operative observes the interrogation and is at odds whether to keep it going or to stop it. In the meantime, the man’s wife raises hell to find him despite being pregnant but the person behind this refuses to help or give her any information.
* Omar Metwally – Anwar El-Ibrahimi
* Reese Witherspoon – Isabella Fields El-Ibrahimi
* Aramis Knight – Jeremy El-Ibrahimi
* Rosie Malek-Yonan – Nuru El-Ibrahimi
* Jake Gyllenhaal – Douglas Freeman
* Moa Khouas – Khalid El-Emin
* Zineb Oukach – Fatima Fawal
* Yigal Naor – Abasi Fawal
* J. K. Simmons – Lee Mayers
* Meryl Streep – Corrine Whitman
* Bob Gunton – Lars Whitman
* Raymonde Amsalem – Layla Fawal
* Simon Abkarian – Said Abdel Aziz
* Wendy Phillips – Samantha
* Peter Sarsgaard – Alan Smith
* Christian Martin – Senator Lewis’ Aide
* Alan Arkin – Senator Hawkins

Watch Rendition 2007 Trailer