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Special Forces

R| 1 hr. 49 min.

Plot Summary
Journalist Elsa Casanova (Diane Kruger) is kidnapped by a warlord in Afghanistan, and a group of elite French special forces soldiers are sent in to rescue her.

Cast: Diane Kruger , Djimon Hounsou , Benoît Magimel , Denis Menochet , Raphaël Personnaz , Alain Figlarz , Mehdi Nebbou , Raz Degan

Director: Stéphane Rybojad

Genres: Action, Drama, Adventure

Distributor: Entertainment One

Special Forces (2011)

Release Date: October 12th, 2012|1 hr. 49 min.

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  • It's an odd showcase for Diane Kruger. She is never very believable as Elsa, a war correspondent who has been kidnapped by the Taliban. show more

  • This tale of an elite military unit assigned to rescue a war correspondent kidnapped by the Taliban is as frenetic and ultimately mind-numbing as a "Call of Duty" videogame, only without the thematic depth. show more

  • There's nothing terribly surprising about Special Forces, a moderately gripping action flick about a group of commandos on a mission to rescue a pretty blonde who has been abducted by the Taliban. Nothing, that is, except that it's French. show more

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