The Assignment is a 1997 spy thriller film directed by Christian Duguay and starring Aidan Quinn in two roles, Donald Sutherland, and Ben Kingsley. The film, written by Dan Gordon and Sabi H. Shabtai, is set mostly in the late 1980s and deals with a CIA plan to use Quinn's character to masquerade as the terrorist Carlos the Jackal. The film opens to the sounds of a couple having sex. Afterwards, Carlos the Jackal kills a spider in its web with his cigarette and evicts the woman from his room because he claims he has work to do. He is seen donning a disguise, and he walks to a cafe where CIA...
|Release date:||September 12, 1997|
|Directed by:||Christian Duguay|
|Producer:||Franco Battista, Tom Berry|
|Music by:||Normand Corbeil|
|Cinematography:||Christian Duguay, David Franco|
|Screenplay by:||Dan Gordon, Sabi H. Shabtai|