Witnesses to an attempted political assassination come away with sharply differing impressions of who did what to whom in Irish director Pete Travis' theatrical feature debut.
Salamanca, Spain: In town for an international antiterrorism summit U.S. president Ashton (William Hurt) is making a noon appearance at the Plaza Major with other delegates. The streets and plaza are crowded with supporters and protesters; there are news crews, local police and Secret Service men everywhere. As Ashton is introduced from a raised dais, shots ring out. The president falls, the Secret Service scrambles and a massive explosion sends bodies and debris flying. Amid panic, sc...