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Title:
Face/off
Author:
Woo, John, 1948-
Edition:
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
Hollywood, CA : Paramount, [1997, 1998]

©1997, 1998
Physical Description:
1 videodiscette (approximately 140 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
FBI agent Sean Archer (John Travolta) must go undercover to investigate the location of a lethal biological weapon planted by his arch rival, 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, is transformed into Archer and wreaks havoc upon his life, both at work and at home.
General Note:
Widescreen ed.

Rated R.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.

For specific features see interactive menu.

Closed-captioned.
ISBN:
9780792152965
Format :
DVD

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Clarence Library DVD 656 Adult DVD Audio Visual
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A Federal agent assumes the identity of a presumed dead terrorist who killed his son. When the terrorist wakes up he assumes the identity of the agent.


Author Notes

Television and motion picture actor John Travolta was born in Englewood, New Jersey on February 18, 1954. He dropped out of school when he was 16 to become an actor.

Travolta starred as Vinnie Barbarino in the sitcom Welcome Back, Kotter, and has appeared in a wide array of movies, including Carrie, The Boy in the Plastic Bubble, Saturday Night Fever (for which he received an Oscar nomination), Grease, Urban Cowboy, Look Who's Talking, Pulp Fiction, Face\Off, A Civil Action and The General's Daughter.

An avid aviation enthusiast, in 1997 he published a book titled Propeller One-Way Night Coach.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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