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Imperium, Blu-ray (2016)

Imperium, Blu-ray (2016)

A thriller again about an uncover agent – this time of white supremacist groups. Imperium, Blu-ray (2016) Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Toni Collette, Burn Gorman, Nestor Carbonell, Sam Trammell Director: Daniel Ragussis Studio: Grindstone/ Lionsgate Premiere (11/1/16) Video: 2.40:1 for 16:9 screens, HD 1080p color Audio: English DTS-HD MA 5.1 Subtitles: English, English SDH, Spanish Extras: Commentary track with director and writer Michael German, “Living Undercover” featurette, “Making Imperium,” Interviews with cast & crew, Trailer gallery Length: 89 min. Rating: ***** This is a third undercover-type of story, like The Night Manager and The Infiltrator. You might want to view the second and third extras first before seeing the feature. The rather nebish rookie FBI desk worker is recruited by his boss because she feels he has the personality that will fit him into the white supremacist movement. He is forced to shave his own head and read much white supremacist literature, including Mein Kampf. (Radcliffe is the same actor who played the corpse in Swiss Army Man.) This is based on true events in the life of FBI undercover man Michael German, who was the writer on the film and worked with actor Radcliffe as well as the director, for whom this was […]