Our hero is a secret special operative for the United Nations, who gets called in when normal diplomatic channels fail. While the UN is trying to get the Chinese to sign a trade deal, the Chinese ambassador is assassinated on live television, and our hero is framed. Since he technically does not exist, he is left to sort out the problem himself, which leads to plenty of action and intrigue...
117 minutes, No persons under 16 (Violence)
Wesley Snipes, Anne Archer, Maury Chaykin, Marie Matiko, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Michael Biehn, Donald Sutherland, James Hong, Liliana Komorowska
Wayne Beach, Simon Barry
Dolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
Amen Ra Films, Canadian Film and Video Production Tax Credit, Filmline International Inc, Franchise Pictures, Imperial Entertainment Group, Morgan Creek Productions, Quebec Film and Television Tax Credit, Warner Bros.
Ian Douglas: I saw the preview a few weeks ago, but when I had to write the summary above, I realised I could not remember what the film was about. Reading other reviews brought back vague recollections, and then I remembered that it was mostly ''tedious'', with the real baddie relatively easy to identify early on.