The American 2010

The American is an upcoming drama thriller film directed by Anton Corbijn and starring George Clooney. It is an adaptation of the 1990 novel A Very Private Gentleman by Martin Booth. It is scheduled for release on September 1, 2010 by Focus Features. The film also stars Thekla Reuten, Irina Björklund, and Paolo Bonacelli. A trailer for the film was released on May 3, 2010

Plot: Alone among assassins, Jack is a master craftsman. When a job in Sweden ends more harshly than expected for this American abroad, he vows to his contact Larry that his next assignment will be his last. Jack reports to the Italian countryside, where he holes up in a small town and relishes being away from death for a spell. The assignment, as specified by a Belgian woman, Mathilde, is in the offing as a weapon is constructed. Surprising himself, Jack seeks out the friendship of local priest Father Benedetto and pursues romance with local woman Clara. But by stepping out of the shadows, Jack may be tempting fate.

* George Clooney as Jack
* Violante Placido as Clara
* Thekla Reuten as Mathilde
* Paolo Bonacelli as Father Benedetto
* Irina Björklund as Ingrid

Watch The American 2010 Trailer