Monday, November 05, 2007
From today's Crikey:
Rendition is the new movie due to open next week which tells of an innocent man grabbed by the CIA and taken to a foreign country for torture. It stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Reese Witherspoon and Meryl Streep. There are eery parallels with the Mamdouh Habib case. It was due to open here on 15 November. Suddenly it's been yanked from the schedules. No explanation given. Local reviewers were already warming up to give it 4 star+ ratings but to no avail. Village Roadshow are saying nothing just asking reviewers to desist and for cinema owners to remove the posters.