Face / Off

In this plot-twisting high-tech thriller "Face Off" relentless FBI agent Sean Archer (John Travolta) must go dangerously undercover to investigate the location of a lethal biological weapon planted by his arch rival, the sadistic terrorist-for-hire Castor Troy (Nicolas Cage).

After undergoing a radical surgical procedure, Archer literally "borrows" Troy´s face and identity to carry out his mission. But things go awry when Troy, emerging from a coma, transforms into Archer and wreaks havoc upon his life, both at work and at home. As the bomb continues to tick and the tension mounts, it becomes a high-stakes game of cat and mouse as both Archer and Troy, ironically trapped in their enemy´s body.

Cast and Credits

Production (1997) Paramount Pictures

US Gross 112 Million $, Foreign Gross 62 Million $

Running Time : 138 Minutes

Produced by : Terence Chang, David Permut, Barrie M Osborne, Cristopher Godsick

Executive Producer : Michael Douglas, Steven Reuther, Jonathan D Krane

Directed by : John Woo

Written by : Michael Colleary, Mike Werb

Director of Photography : Oliver Wood

Film Editor : Chrsitian Wagner

Production Designer : Neil Spisak

Music by : John Powell

Cast

John Travolta - Sean Archer

Nicolas Cage - Castor Troy

Joan Allen - Eve Archer

Gina Gershon - Sasha Hassler

 

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