A humble businessman with a buried past seeks justice when his daughter is killed in an act of terrorism. A cat-and-mouse conflict ensues with a government official, whose past may hold clues to the killers' identities.
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The story of humble London businessman Quan (Chan), whose long-buried past erupts in a revenge-fueled vendetta when the only person left for him to love - his teenage daughter - is taken from him in a senseless act of politically-motivated terrorism. In his relentless search for the identity of the terrorists, Quan is forced into a cat- and-mouse conflict with a British government official (Brosnan), whose own past may hold clues to the identities of the elusive killers. Written by
Based on the book "The Chinaman" (1992) by Stephen Leather. See more »
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Terrorists routinely take out civilian targets, killing innocents who
just happen to be in the wrong place. The terrorists don't consider
reprisals from the victims or their families; they only expect
government agencies to retaliate. But what if a victim had unusual
abilities that would permit him to take action? This is the basic
premise of "The Foreigner".
Jackie Chan plays Quan, a small, unassuming Asian man whose daughter
happens to be a casualty in a politically motivated London bombing.
With little left to live for, he commits him self to revenge/justice.
Adapted from a book called "The Chinaman", the story allows Chan to use
his martial arts in service to a personal cause. He employs stealth and
intimidation to discover who the terrorists are, then goes after them.
Pierce Brosnan plays Liam Hennessey, an Irish politician who is a
former IRA member. He wants to identify the bomber(s) for political
reasons, and to hold together a fracturing 19-year accord that was
never accepted by some.
The story is complex, but totally comprehensible. The direction of
Martin Campbell and the editing keep the action moving and tight. This
is not merely an action film; it's a tense drama about conflicting
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