The Assassination File (1996)

Genres - Drama, Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Political Thriller  |   Release Date - Jun 22, 1996 (USA - Unknown), Jun 22, 1996 (USA)  |   Run Time - 106 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Synopsis by Mark Deming

In this political thriller, Sherilyn Fenn plays Lauren Jacobs, a FBI agent assigned to protect an African-American political candidate. When he is killed by assassins, she resigns her post in despair, but later one of her former partners passes along some shocking information -- the death of the candidate was actually planned and executed by FBI agents. Desperate to learn the truth, Lauren discovers the deeper she digs into the story, the greater the danger she faces. The supporting cast includes Paul Winfield, Diedrich Bader, and Victor Love. Also shown under the title Out of the Cold.



agent [representative], assassination, candidate, FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation), political-conspiracy