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Rendition  Cover Image DVD DVD

Rendition / New Line Cinema presents in association with Level 1 Entertainment, an Anonymous Content production ; produced by Steve Golin, ... [and others] ; written by Kelley Sane ; directed by Gavin Hood.

Record details

  • ISBN: 0780680049
  • ISBN: 9780780680043
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : New Line Home Entertainment : 2008.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Publisher, publishing date and paging may vary.
Special features include: "Outlawed" ; Intersections: the making of Rendition ; deleted/alternate scenes ; feature audio commentary with director Gavin Hood ; theatrical trailer ; sneek peaks.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Dion Beebe ; editor, Megan Gill ; music, Paul Hepker, Mark Kilian ; costume designer, Michael Wilkinson ; production designer, Barry Robison.
Participant or Performer Note:
Jake Gyllenhaal, Omar Metwally, Reese Witherspoon, Peter Sarsgaard, Yigal Naor, Moa Khouas, Zineb Oukach, Alan Arkin, Meryl Streep.
Summary, etc.:
The policy of "extraordinary rendition" began under the Clinton administration and accelerated after September 11, 2001. The policy allows for the handing over of suspected terrorists to countries that use torture as an interrogation tool. Anwar El-Ibrahimi is an Egyptian-born man who disappears on a flight from Africa to Washington, DC. He is sent to a North African country where torture is practiced and the CIA gives approval. Anwar's pregnant American-born wife wants to know what happened to her husband. A reluctant CIA agent begins to question his assignment after witnessing an unorthodox interrogation. A severe interrogator plys his trade on Anwar while a U.S. terrorism honcho is willing to turn a blind eye to the unpleasantness, especially if it stops a terrorist attack.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for torture/violence and language.
System Details Note:
DVD ; region 1 ; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound, stereo surround sound ; DVD-9.
Language Note:
In English with optional English or Spanish subtitles.
Subject: United States. Central Intelligence Agency > Drama.
Political prisoners > Abuse of > Africa, North > Drama.
Questioning > Africa, North > Drama.
Terrorism > Drama.
Extraordinary rendition > United States > Drama.
Africa, North > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures, television, etc.)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Fiction films.

Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Albany Carnegie.


  • 0 current holds with 5 total copies.
Show Only Available Copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Albany Carnegie Public Library DVD REN R (Text) 35615010056400 New Items DVD Available -

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