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World Trade Center

Rating:PG-13 (for intense and emotional content, some disturbing images and language)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:August 9, 2006
Running time:125 minutes
Cast:Nicolas Cage, Michael Pena, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Maria Bello, Gary Stretch
Director:Oliver Stone
Producer:Michael Shamberg, Stacey Sher, Moritz Borman, Debra Hill
Writer:Andrea Berloff
Distributor:Paramount Pictures

Web Site: http://www.wtcmovie.com/

Description: Sept. 11, 2001 was an unusually warm day in New York. Will Jimeno, an officer with the Port Authority Police Department, was tempted to take a personal day to enjoy his hobby of bow hunting, but ultimately decided that he would go to work. Sergeant John McLoughlin, a respected veteran of the PAPD, had been up for hours--a requirement of his daily, one-and-a-half hour trek to the city. They and their colleagues made their way to midtown Manhattan, just like they did any other day. Only this wasn't any other day. A team of PAPD first responders drove from mid-town Manhattan to the World Trade Center. Five men, including McLoughlin and Jimeno, went into the buildings and were trapped when the towers collapsed. Miraculously, McLoughlin and Jimeno survived, but were buried and pinned beneath slabs of concrete and twisted metal, 20 feet below the rubble field. Though they couldn't see each other, each could hear that the other had survived, and for the next 12 hours, McLoughlin and Jimeno kept each other alive--talking about their families, their lives on the force, their hopes, their disappointments.

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