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Face/Off

Face/Off

John Travolta
Director: John Woo Cast: John Travolta
John Travolta
, Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Cage
, Joan Allen
Joan Allen
John Woo

Blu-ray (Wide Screen)

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Overview

The third of John Woo's American-made feature films, Face/Off stars John Travolta as Sean Archer, an FBI agent obsessed with capturing Castor Troy (Nicolas Cage), a criminal genius who years before killed Archer's son while trying to assassinate the agent. Archer's single-minded pursuit of Troy has caused serious harm to his marriage, but Archer thinks the light may have appeared at the end of the tunnel when a seriously wounded Troy is captured in a bloody shootout. However, it turns out that Troy has planted a time bomb, with a biological payload that could destroy the entire city of Los Angeles -- and Troy isn't about to say where it is. The only other person who knows the bomb's location is Troy's brother, Pollux (Alessandro Nivola), who is no more helpful than Castor. FBI scientists hatch a plan: they have developed an experimental surgery which would allow them to graft Troy's face temporarily on Archer's head and allow him to question Pollux as if he were his brother. But after Archer has taken Troy's face, Troy regains consciousness and forces the doctors to give him Archer's face. Now the criminal mastermind has the FBI at his disposal, and the lawman is underground with few places to turn. Along with Woo's usual elaborately choreographed action scenes, Face/Off features a number of notable supporting performances, including Joan Allen as Archer's wife, Colm Feore and C.C.H. Pounder as FBI scientists, and Gina Gershon as Troy's loyal but long-suffering girlfriend.


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Product Details

Release Date: 02/07/2017
UPC: 0032429256775
Original Release: 1997
Rating: R
Source: Paramount
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 2:18:00
Sales rank: 14,923

Special Features

Commentary by director John Woo and writers Mike Werb and Michael Colleary; Commentary by writers Mike Werb and Michael Colleary; Deleted scenes with commentary; The light and the dark: making Face/Off; John Woo: a life in pictures

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
John Travolta Sean Archer
Nicolas Cage Castor Troy
Joan Allen Eve Archer
Alessandro Nivola Pollux Troy
Gina Gershon Sasha Hassler
Dominique Swain Jamie Archer
Nick Cassavetes Dietrich Hassler
Harve Presnell Lazzaro
Colm Feore Dr. Malcolm Walsh
John Carroll Lynch Prison Guard Walton
CCH Pounder Hollis Miller
Robert Wisdom Tito
Margaret Cho Wanda
Jamie Denton Buzz
Matt Ross Loomis
Tommy Flanagan Actor
Joe Bob Briggs Shock Technician

Technical Credits
John Woo Director
Arthur Anderson Asst. Director
Steve Arnold Art Director
Gary Capo Screenwriter
Lawrence James Cavanaugh Special Effects
Terence Chang Producer
Michael Colleary Co-producer,Screenwriter
Michael Douglas Executive Producer
Christopher Godsick Producer
David Kelson Sound Mixer
Steven Kemper Editor
Jonathan D. Krane Executive Producer
Jeff Levine Associate Producer
Garrett Lewis Set Decoration/Design
Mindy Marin Casting
Ellen Mirojnick Costumes/Costume Designer
Barrie M. Osborne Producer
David Permut Producer
John Powell Score Composer
Steven E. Reuther Executive Producer
David Ronne Sound/Sound Designer
Steven Schwartz Set Decoration/Design
Brian Smrz Stunts
Barbara Ann Spencer Set Decoration/Design
Neil Spisak Production Designer
Gerald Sullivan Set Decoration/Design
VIFX Special Effects
Christian Wagner Editor
Mike Werb Co-producer,Screenwriter
Suzan Wexler Set Decoration/Design
Oliver Wood Cinematographer
Kevin Yagher Makeup Special Effects

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