- 1 hr 58 min
The International is a smart thriller that stars Clive Owen and Naomi Watts as an Interpol agent and Assistant DA from Manhattan respectively. The duo are tasked with breaking a corruption ring within the IBBC which is a fictional bank that is run out of Luxembourg and guilty of all types of organized crime as an arms broker and banker for corrupt governments. The theme of the film is loosely based on the 1980 scandal of the Bank of Credit and Commerce International and is aimed at raising awareness of how easily politics can be affected by global finance. The investigation led by Owen and Watts takes them all over the world from Berlin to Milan to New York and along the way the IBBC continuous to assassinate political figures, their own employees, and those that get in their way leaving the duo mystified as they attempt to go after the assassins.