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Abandon (Abandoned)

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Movie propaganda

Watch who you leave behind.

Abandon is a psychological thriller about Katie Burke (Katie Holmes) a senior at one of the USA's most prestigious universities. Under enormous pressure to complete her thesis and earn a top job at one of the world's most competitive consulting firms, Katie is still coping with the sudden unexplained disappearance of her first love, Embry Langan (Charlie Hunnam) two years prior.

Struggling to pull his life back together, newly sober detective Wade Handler (Benjamin Bratt) is called in to investigate and uncovers some disconcerting facts concerning Embry's mysterious disappearance. as Katie tries to come to terms with her deep-rooted fear of abandonment, Katie must choose between past passions and new possibilities as handler teeters on the edge of a fragile sobriety.

Both are weakened by the past; each becomes increasingly dependent on the other's strength as they decide their futures.

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Target demographic movie keyword propaganda

  • Film thriller university recovery

Persons of interest

  • Katie Holmes .... Katie Burke
  • Benjamin Bratt .... Wade Handler
  • Charlie Hunnam .... Embry Larkin
  • Zooey Deschanel .... Samantha Harper
  • Mark Feuerstein .... Robert Hanson
  • Fred Ward .... Lieutenant Bill Stayton
  • Melanie Lynskey .... Mousy Julie
  • Philip Bosco .... Professor Jergensen
  • Gabriel Mann .... Harrison Hobart
  • Will McCormack .... August
  • Gabrielle Union .... Amanda Luttrell
  • Greg Kramer .... Andre
  • Gillian Ferrabee .... Susan
  • Barry Julien .... Ted
  • Tony Goldwyn .... Doctor David Schaffer
  • Sean Desmond .... Author: Adam's fall
  • Stephen Gaghan .... Screenwriter
  • Stephen Gaghan .... Director

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Theatrical report


Media intelligence (DVD)

  • Audio and languages:
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound: English, Spanish
    • Dolby 2.0: Czech, Turkish
  • Disc: Single side, dual layer
  • Picture: Widescreen (1.85:1/16:9)
  • Special features:
    • Biographies: Cast and Director
  • Subtitles: Croatian, Czech, Dutch, English, English captions, French, Greek, Hebrew, Portuguese, Slovene, Spanish, Turkish

Security censorship classification

M (Low level violence)

Surveillance time

95 minutes (1:35 hours)

Not for public release in Australia before date

Film: 6 February 2003
DVD rental: 25 June 2003
VHS rental: 25 June 2003

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