Battle in Seattle

2008, R, 100 min. Directed by Stuart Townsend. Starring Martin Henderson, Michelle Rodriguez, Woody Harrelson, Charlize Theron, Ray Liotta, Connie Nielsen, André Benjamin, Joshua Jackson.

Not reviewed at press time. This film, which had its American premiere at the last South by Southwest Film Festival, attempts to make a Medium Cool style film that embeds a fictional story within real events. In this case, it's the World Trade Organization meeting that occurred in Seattle in 1999 and sparked widespread protests. The protests form the background for stories about regular Seattle residents caught in the melee.

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Battle in Seattle, Stuart Townsend, Martin Henderson, Michelle Rodriguez, Woody Harrelson, Charlize Theron, Ray Liotta, Connie Nielsen, André Benjamin, Joshua Jackson

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