R | | Biography, Crime, Drama
Based on real life events, Assassination is set in 1974 and centers on a businessman who decides to take extreme measures to achieve his American dream.
According to the Wikipedia website, regarding Sean Penn's character name, "the surname spelling having been changed", was Samuel Joseph Bycke in actual life, and became Samuel Joseph Bicke for this picture.
Testing. Testing. Testing. One, two, three. Mr. Maestro, Leonard Bernstein, tape number one.
A version of the film that was sent to festivals before the visual effects were complete, contains images of aircraft that are not from the story's time period. Shortly after, the visual effects team, digitally removed these logos and added ones from period appropriate airlines.
Piano Concerto No. 5 in E Flat Major, Op. 73
Performed by the Studio Symphony Orchestra Prague
Composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
Produced by Steven Stern and Jack Smalley
$37,547 (USA) (2 January 2005)
$697,759 (USA) (27 February 2005)
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