R | | Drama, Thriller
Caught in the crossfires of civil war, CIA operatives must send a former U.S. diplomat to negotiate for the life of a friend he left behind.
For actor Jon Hamm, who plays the central character of Mason Skiles, making the movie in Morocco and its outlying desert regions gives the film a sense of immediacy that he says would have been impossible to replicate in the USA. "Tangier felt very foreign to me and I hope that translates in a positive way to the people who watch the movie," he said. "We could have shot this on the back lot in Burbank or Warner Ranch or Albuquerque, but Beirut feels real because you don't have to paint out things like skyscrapers or school buses or stop signs."
You're not hallucinating. It's me Mason.
Several of the vehicles are from the wrong era, specifically a Cadillac limousine in the 1972 scenes, and a Jeep Wrangler in the 1982 scenes.
$1,734,497 (USA) (15 April 2018)
$5,019,226 (USA) (14 June 2018)
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