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The Assignment

The Assignment (1997)

Starring: Aidan Quinn,Donald Sutherland,Ben Kingsley,Claudia Ferri,Celine Bonnier


Predestination (2014)

Starring: Ethan Hawke,Noah Taylor,Sarah Snook,Christopher Kirby,Madeleine West

The life of a time-traveling Temporal Agent. On his final assignment, he must pursue the one criminal that has eluded him throughout time.


Life (2015)

Starring: Robert Pattinson, Dane DeHaan, Joel Edgerton

A Life Magazine photographer receives the assignment to photograph rising Hollywood star James Dean.

A Thousand Times Good Night

A Thousand Times Good Night (2013)

Starring: Juliette Binoche, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Maria Doyle Kennedy

Rebecca is one of the world's top war photographers. On assignment while photographing a female suicide bomber group, she gets too near and is badly hurt in an explosion. Back home, another bomb drops. Her husband and daughters can no longer bear the thought of her dying on assignment in some faraway land. She is given an ultimatum: choose between your work or your family. The choice seems obvious... This film was inspired by the director's own experiences as a war photographer in the 1980s.


Predestination (2015)

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Sarah Snook, Noah Taylor

PREDESTINATION chronicles the life of a Temporal Agent (Ethan Hawke) sent on an intricate series of time-travel journeys designed to prevent future killers from committing their crimes. Now, on his final assignment, the Agent must stop the one criminal that has eluded him throughout time and prevent a devastating attack in which thousands of lives will be lost. (C) Vertical


Life (2014)

Starring: Robert Pattinson,Dane DeHaan,Ben Kingsley,Joel Edgerton,Lauren Gallagher

A Life Magazine photographer receives the assignment to photograph rising Hollywood star James Dean.

Source Code

Source Code (2011)

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga

When decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens (Jake Gyllenhaal) wakes up in the body of an unknown man, he discovers he's part of a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. In an assignment unlike any he's ever known, he learns he's part of a government experiment called the Source Code, a program that enables him to cross over into another man's identity in the last 8 minutes of his life. With a second, much larger target threatening to kill millions in downtown Chicago, Colter re-lives the incident over and over again, gathering clues each time, until he can solve the mystery of who is behind the bombs and prevent the next attack. -- (C) Summit

Fireworks Wednesday (Chaharshanbe-soori)

Fireworks Wednesday (Chaharshanbe-soori) (2016)

Starring: PanteA Bahrami, Hamid Farrokhnezhad, Taraneh Alidoosti

Iranian director Asghar Farhadi's third feature, Chahar Shanbeh Suri (aka Fireworks Wednesday), follows Rouhi (Taraneh Alidoosti), a betrothed woman who works for a local housekeeping agency. When she accepts an assignment cleaning the home of an affluent married couple about to leave on vacation, this newcomer to the household is quickly sucked into a virulent nuptial conflict of deceit, treachery, and vitriol that challenges all of her presuppositions about the nature of married life. By cloaking the events of the household (and their precipitants) in ambiguity, and constantly shifting the central perspective of the film from one character to another, Farhadi adds depth and complexity to the work and continually challenges the audience, forcing each viewer to rewrite his or her presuppositions about the characters. Though the film's title refers, in the metaphoric sense, to the explosiveness of domestic strife, the events in the film coincide with the firework-strewn Persian New Year of March 21, which lends the title a literal significance as well. ~ Nathan Southern, Rovi

Police Academy 5 - Assignment Miami Beach

Police Academy 5 - Assignment Miami Beach (1988)

Starring: George Gaynes,Matt McCoy,Janet Jones,G.W. Bailey,Rene Auberjonois

Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach

Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach (1988)

Starring: George Gaynes, Matt McCoy, Janet Jones

OSS 117: Rio ne repond plus (Lost in Rio)

OSS 117: Rio ne repond plus (Lost in Rio) (2010)

Starring: Jean Dujardin,Louise Monot,Alex Lutz,Rudiger Vogler,Ken Samuels

As adapted from Jean Bruce's endless series of novels, the French series of OSS 117 adventure comedies showcase the globetrotting exploits of Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath (aka OSS 117), a Derek Flint-like super-spy. This outing finds OSS 117 shuttled off to Rio de Janeiro, where his assignment involves retrieving microfilm that lists French Nazi collaborators during World War II. He then teams up with the seductive lieutenant Dolores (Louise Monot) to track down a gang of escaped Nazis.

Front Cover

Front Cover (2016)

Starring: Jake Choi, James Chen, Elizabeth Sung

FRONT COVER is about handsome, openly gay New York City fashion stylist Ryan (Jake Choi), who rejects his traditional Asian upbringing. Ryan is given an assignment to style Ning (James Chen), a famous Chinese actor, for an important photo shoot. After a rocky start, an unlikely friendship develops between them, leading Ryan to examine his identity and consider an enticing new path for his life and career. A tender, funny look at clashing cultures and love, FRONT COVER is a delight for the urban fashionista in us all.

Ambassadoren (The Ambassador)

Ambassadoren (The Ambassador) (2012)

Starring: Mads Brugger,Eva Jakobsen,Colin Evans,Varney Sherman,Dalkia Gilbert

Danish documentarist/satirist/provocateur Mads Brugger decides to expose the high-stakes game of political and economic corruption in Africa. How to go about this? By carrying a hidden camera as he buys a diplomatic assignment to the Central African Republic and sets up a match factory staffed by Pygmies to serve as a front for a diamond-smuggling operation. A gonzo expose of neo-colonialism that is bound to stir up controversy.


Observance (2015)

Starring: Linsday Farris, Stephanie King, Benedict Hardie

Atmospherically creepy and visually unnerving, Australia's Joseph Sims-Dennett's startling feature film debut follows Parker, a young man in the grip of grief following the death of his young son, his marriage on the rocks and nearing bankruptcy, but who reluctantly returns to work as a private investigator. His assignment it to observe a woman from an abandoned apartment, and as her watches bizarre happenings surrounding her, he slowly becomes aware that the derelict building he is in has a dark presence which slowly threatens to consume him. A frightening horror tale of a man spiraling into madness and reminiscent of Roman Polanski's THE TENANT, Hitchcock's REAR WINDOW, and the works of David Cronenberg and David Lynch.

Kill List

Kill List (2012)

Starring: Neil Maskell,Michael Smiley,MyAnna Buring,Emma Fryer,Ben Crompton

From director Ben Wheatley, Kill List is a mind-blowing genre concoction being called the "#1 Horror Film of the Year" (Bloody-Disgusting). A brilliant blend of family drama, hitman action-thriller and terrifying psychological horror film, Kill List tells the story of an ex-soldier turned contract killer who is plunged into the heart of human darkness. Eight months after a disastrous hit job in Kiev left him physically and mentally scarred, Jay (Neil Maskell) is pressured by his partner Gal (Michael Smiley), into taking a new assignment. As they descend into the bizarre, disturbing world of the contract, Jay's world begins to unravel until fear and paranoia sending him reeling towards a horrifying point of no return. -- (C) IFC