R | | Action, Drama, Thriller
When a devastating illness threatens to end Evan Lake's career in the C.I.A., he goes rogue to hunt down a terrorist who tortured him during a mission gone awry years ago.
Nicolas Winding Refn admired Paul Schrader's spec screenplay and was going to direct it years earlier with Harrison Ford and Channing Tatum in the leads until Ford exited the project because of creative differences about the story's bleak ending. Refn opted to stay on as an executive producer with Schrader directing his own screenplay. Refn later publicly criticized the producer's decision to change Schrader's version and called the re-editing against the director's will "artistic disrespect".
Salam alaikum, asshole.
When the private jet lands in Mombasa, the Customs official stamps Evan's passport with JKIA. Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is in Nairobi.
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