The Assignment

The Assignment

Title: The Assignment

Release: 1997

Rating: 6.9

Language: English, French, Spanish

Country: Canada

Runtime: 119

Genre: Action,Crime,Thriller

The Assignment

Release 1997
Rating 6.9
Language English, French, Spanish
Country Canada
Runtime 119
Genre Action,Crime,Thriller



1986. In his civilian clothes while on shore leave in Jerusalem, Lieutenant Commander Annibal Ramirez of the US Navy is captured and interrogated by who he eventually learns is Mossad in a case of mistaken identity. Because of the resemblance, they believed him to be Carlos the Jackal, one of if not the most wanted and dangerous terrorist in the world. Shortly following, Henry Fields, using the alias Jack Shaw, he the Paris deputy chief of CIA counter-terrorism whose primary mission for at least the past ten years has been to get rid of Carlos in any way possible, tries to recruit Ramirez to work on a covert CIA-Mossad operation to stop Carlos' terrorist activities with the ultimate goal of Carlos' capture or death. The plan is for Ramirez to impersonate Carlos, in the process discrediting Carlos in the eyes of his current KGB backers, and thus effectively ending his career as a terrorist, with nowhere he can longer hide. After an initial reluctance on Ramirez's part, Shaw is able to ...

Director :

Christian Duguay

Writer :

Dan Gordon, Sabi H. Shabtai

Actors :

... Annibal Ramirez / Carlos

... Jack Shaw / Henry Fields

... Maura Ramirez

... KGB Head Officer