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The Passenger (Professione: reporter)

Rating:PG-13 (for some violence, nudity and language)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:October 28, 2005
Running time:123 minutes
Cast:Jack Nicholson, Maria Schneider, Jenny Runacre, Ian Hendry, Steven Berkoff
Director:Michelangelo Antonioni
Producer:Carlo Ponti
Writer:Michelangelo Antonioni, Mark Peploe, Peter Wollen
Distributor:Sony Pictures Classics

Description: A melancholy, depressed and jaded television reporter assumes the identity of a dead man while at a hotel in a north African country, not knowing that the man was a renowned arms smuggler. The newsman sees this switch as a last desperate chance to escape his old life and start anew. However, as he begins to take on the characteristics of his new persona and understand his shady involvements, the decision becomes a risky one, which leads to an inevitable showdown.

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