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October 16, 2007

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Rated R
120 minutes

A FREE Sneak Preview

Rendition (2007)

October 16, 2007 at 8:00 pm in 26-100

Reese Witherspoon, Jake Gyllenhaal, Meryl Streep, Peter Sarsgaard and Alan Arkin star in Rendition, a thriller from director Gavin Hood (Tsotsi). Witherspoon stars as the American wife of an Egyptian-born chemical engineer who disappears on a flight from South Africa to Washington. The woman desperately tries to track her husband down, while a CIA analyst (Gyllenhaal) at a secret detention facility outside the U.S. is forced to question his assignment as he becomes party to the manís unorthodox interrogation. [www.rottentomatoes.com]

This show is a FREE sneak preview! Admission is limited to the MIT Community and guests. An MIT or Wellesley ID is required for receipt of up to two tickets per ID. Tickets will be available beginning at 6 pm in Lobby 16, in preferred admission order. Arrive early for the best seats!

Hot off the headlines and onto the screen, this is a rarity -- a political film that delivers its timely message with a cinematic punch and no undue speechifying.
      -- Rick Groen, Globe and Mail. Read this review.


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