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Rendition
(2007)

A surprisingly punchy drama on the subject of America's policy of torture-anyone-you-like, even if goes for the soft resolution. 

Jake Gyllenhaal does a good job, taking the subdued approach rather than applying theatrics, and there's able support form Peter Saarsgard and Meryl Streep. 

As far as the current spate of US foreign policy movies is concerned, it’s not really adding much in terms of Hollywood insight.  But compared to the terrible The Kingdom, it looks almost profound.

***1/2  

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