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The American

2010 (Anton Corbijn) 14A, 105 minutes

George Clooney, Irina Björklund, Thekla Reuten, Paolo Bonacelli

As an assassin, Jack (Clooney) is constantly on the move and always alone. After a job in Sweden ends more harshly than expected for this American abroad, Jack retreats to the Italian countryside. While there, Jack takes an assignment to construct a weapon for a mysterious contact, Mathilde (Reuten). Savouring the peaceful quietude he finds in the mountains of Abruzzo, Jack accepts the friendship of local priest Father Benedetto (Bonacelli) and pursues a torrid liaison with a beautiful woman, Clara. Jack and Clara’s time together evolves into a romance, one seemingly free of danger. But by stepping out of the shadows, Jack may be tempting fate.

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