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.
Director Brad Anderson encouraged costume designer Carlos Rosario to craft costumes for Mason Skiles (Jon Hamm) that would accentuate the American interloper's struggle to find his place in the ravaged Middle Eastern city. "There's one shot midway through the film where Mason's dressed in an Oxford shirt and loafers while he walks through a deserted city square that's just been completed destroyed," Anderson said. "That's the kind of contrast that was really exciting to me, as a way to show Mason's alienated state of mind."
You're not hallucinating. It's me Mason.
Mason Skiles (Jon Hamm) warns that the operation may "go sideways." The movie is set in 1982 but this phrase wasn't commonly used until the early 2000's.
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