The American Trailer Debuts
05.05.10 by Ryan
A new trailer for The American has debuted online at Yahoo! The movie stars George Clooney as an assassin who decides he "wants out" and heads to Italy for one last assignment. Anton Cobjin directs the movie, which is an adaptation of the Martin Booth novel, A Very Private Gentlemen. Check out the official synopsis and trailer.
Alone among assassins, Jack is a master craftsman. When a job in Sweden ends more harshly than expected for this American abroad, he vows to his contact Larry that his next assignment will be his last. Jack reports to the Italian countryside, where he holes up in a small town and relishes being away from death for a spell. The assignment, as specified by a Belgian woman, Mathilde, is in the offing as a weapon is constructed. Surprising himself, Jack seeks out the friendship of local priest Father Benedetto and pursues romance with local woman Clara. But by stepping out of the shadows, Jack may be tempting fate.