The Clearing Poster

Release Date: July 2nd, 2004

DVD Release Date: November 9th, 2004

R|1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary
Wayne Hayes (Robert Redford) and his wife, Eileen (Helen Mirren), seem to have it all. Over the years, they've built a prosperous business together while raising their two children, Tim and Jill. But the family's dream life becomes nightmarish when disgruntled employee Arnold Mack (Willem Dafoe) kidnaps Wayne and holds him for ransom. The FBI invades their home and scrutinizes every detail of their life -- and ultimately, it is left to Eileen to deliver the ransom and rescue her husband.

Cast: Robert Redford, Dame Helen Mirren, Willem Dafoe, Alessandro Nivola, Matt Craven, Melissa Sagemiller, Wendy Crewson, Larry Pine

Director: Pieter Jan Brugge

Genres: Drama, Thriller

Production Co: Thousand Words

Keywords: Son, House, Wife, Rescue, Relationships, Suspenseful, Escape, Transformation, 1990s, Husband

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