ORIGINAL TITLE: The Deal
RUNNING TIME: 107 min.
COUNTRY: United States
DIRECTOR: Harvey Kahn
SCREENWRITER: Ruth Epstein
COMPOSER: Christopher Lennertz
CINEMATOGRAPHER: Adam Sliwinski
CAST: Christian Slater, Selma Blair, John Heard, Angie Harmon, ColmFeore, Robert Loggia, Kevin Tighe, Françoise Yip, Mike Dodup
STUDIO/PRODUCER: Myriad Pictures
OFFICIAL WEB: http://www.thedealthemovie.com/
GENRE: Thriller / Drama
SYNOPSIS: Mired in a war in the Middle East, the US is seized by the worst oil shortage in history. Gas prices skyrocket, further weakening an already faltering economy. Wall Street is hobbled by corruption. The nation is on edge.
Against this chaos, Wall Street big shot TOM HANSEN, is shocked tolearn of the death of his best friend RICHARD KESTER, a top executivefor one of the nation’s leading oil companies - Condor. But when he’sapproached by Richard’s boss, JARED TOLSEN, to advise on a big oil merger his friend was working on, he jumps at the chance to kickstart his faltering career.
At the same time idealistic business school graduate ABBEY GALLAGHER is convinced by Tom to join his prestigious investment bank to work on a deal that promotes alternative energy use. Tom finds himself unexpectedly drawn to Abbey’s energy and enthusiasm, qualities long since lost in him. Sexual tension builds and they embark on a risky love affair.
Tom starts researching the Condor deal. The merger target is Black Star, a Russian oil company. Tom soon discoversthat things are not as they should be. Black Star’s oil regions are dryyet they still manage to deliver scarce oil to the US. Digging deeper,Tom begins to uncover a global conspiracy of illegal oil trafficking,governmental cover-ups and murder.
Tom receives threats. He’s forced to distance himself from Abbey toprotect her. Believing he may be involved in something illegal, Abbeybegins her own investigation leading to her kidnap by the Russian mafiawhen she too learns too much. With the clock ticking, Tom has to puthis career, his reputation and even his life in jeopardy to protectAbbey and expose the truth about the deal.
SYSTEM: PAL (Z2)
AUDIO: Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1, English Dolby Digital 5.1
IMAGE: 16:9, 1:85.1
FORMAT: DVD9 => DVD5
COMPRESSION: DVDDECRYPTER + ANYDVD + DVDREMAKE PRO + DVDREBUILDER PRO + HC 2PASS
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