Mason Skiles had a great life as a diplomat in Beirut. He and his wife, Nadia, live in a beautiful house and have been mentoring a thirteen year-old Palestinian boy named Karim. The opening scene is a party that the Stiles are hosting for other dignitaries. Karim is helping out serving the guests. When a CIA friend of Mason, Cal, comes to the party he is interested only in taking Karim in for questioning about an older brother Mason doesn't know about. What happens that night changes Mason's life forever, along several others at the party...
The Americans want to keep their secrets. The Israelis want to raise the stakes. He only wants to save a life.
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11 April 2018 (USA)
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Opening Weekend USA: $1,734,497,
15 April 2018, Wide Release
Gross USA: $5,019,226, 14 June 2018
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $6,586,621, 14 June 2018
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Actor Jon Hamm said that the willingness of his character Mason Skiles to engage in dialogue stood in stark contrast to the current political climate. "Everything's so polarized now that you can't say anything for fear of being a traitor to your party or a traitor to your country or a traitor to your religion," he observed. "It seems like we only have the capacity to see things in black and white, but the world doesn't exist in that color scheme. If we're not talking, we're fighting, and that doesn't seem to be a very legitimate way to move anything forward. So honestly, that's the message I hope people take away from this movie: Instead of fighting, maybe talking works a little better." See more
Several of the vehicles are from the wrong era, specifically a Cadillac limousine in the 1972 scenes, and a Jeep Wrangler in the 1982 scenes. See more
You're not hallucinating. It's me Mason.
Written by Tereza Souza & Walter Santos Souza
Performed by Claudette Soares
Courtesy of Mr. Bongo Worldwide Ltd. See more