The Art of War


1h 57m 2000

Brief Synopsis

In an attempt to sabotage an about to be ratified worldwide free-trade agreement with China, ruthless terrorists threaten to bring down the United Nations by framing the one man they believe can stop them -- an international security expert named Shaw. Now he must run from his own allies and become

Film Details

Also Known As
Art de la guerre, L', Art of War, L' Art de la guerre
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2000
Production Company
Canadian Film Or Video Production Tax Credit; Cine-Byte Imaging Inc; Comerica Entertainment Group; Film Effects Inc.; Franchise Pictures; Franchise Pictures; Hybride Technologies; Morgan Creek Entertainment Group; Sodec; Village Roadshow Greece
Distribution Company
TVA FILMS/WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD); 20th Century Fox International; Golden Village; Hispano Foxfilms; Myndform; Nippon Herald Films, Inc; TVA Films; TVA Films; Ufd; Village Roadshow Limited; Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group; Warner Bros. Pictures Distribution; Warner Bros. Pictures International
Location
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 57m

Synopsis

In an attempt to sabotage an about to be ratified worldwide free-trade agreement with China, ruthless terrorists threaten to bring down the United Nations by framing the one man they believe can stop them -- an international security expert named Shaw. Now he must run from his own allies and become a solitary force for good, as he tries to stop what could become World War III.

Crew

Michelle Allen

Casting (Vancouver)

Anne Alloucherie

Assistant Director

Michel Arcand

Editor

Daniel Auclair

Unit Manager (2nd Unit)

Pierre-jules Audet

Sound Effects Editor

Paul Barette

Weapons Wrangler

Simon Davis Barry

Screenwriter

Wayne Beach

From Story

Wayne Beach

Story By

Wayne Beach

Screenwriter

Michele Bianculli

Production Coordinator (New York Unit)

Devanand Blake

Song Performer ("Eye Out")

Michel Bordeleau

Supervising Sound Editor

Peter Bray

Line Producer

Stephen Brown

Studio Executive

Alan Bruckner

Art Director (New York Unit)

Rosina Bucci

Casting

Jo Caron

Foley Recording Engineer

Kathryn Casault

Makeup Artist

Al Cerullo

New York Unit Helicopter Pilot

Alan Chu

Associate Producer

Nicolas Clermont

Producer

Michelle Cloutier

Adr Editor

Donald Cohen

Sound Mixer

Normand Corbeil

Music

Normand Corbeil

Original Music

Daniel Coupal

Computer Graphic Designer

Bernard Couture

2nd Unit Director Of Photography (2nd Unit)

Bernard Couture

Dp/Cinematographer

Louis Craig

Special Effects Supervisor

Orion Curiel

Song Performer ("Eye Out")

Kate Curzon

Graphic Artist

Rene Daigle

Additional Camera Operator

Jerry De Villiers

Song Performer ("I'M Gonna Get You")

Jerome Decarie

Foley Artist

Terry Delfing

Music Editor

Josee Drolet

Assistant Director (2nd Unit)

Simon Dugas

Assistant Director

Christian Duguay

Steadicam Operator

Christian Duguay

Camera Operator

Frantois Fauteux

Location Manager

Natalie Fleurant

Adr Supervisor

Natalie Fleurant

Dialogue Editor

Rejéan Forget

Key Hairdresser

David Franco

Music Supervisor

George Furniotis

Optical Effects Supervisor

Odette Gadoury

Costume Designer

Marc Gagnon

Sound Effects Editor

Nathan Gendzier

Location Manager (New York Unit)

Pierre Gill

Dp/Cinematographer

Pierre Gill

Director Of Photography

Dan Halsted

Executive Producer

Daniel Hank

Production Manager (New York/Hong Kong Plate Units)

Judith Henderson

Casting (New York)

Roger Hewett

Original Music

Tomoko Hikada

Makeup Artist

Paul Hotte

Set Decorator

Georges Jardon

Visual Effects Supervisor

Georges Jardon

Post-Production Supervisor

Norayr Kasper

2nd Unit Director Of Photography (2nd Unit)

Norayr Kasper

Dp/Cinematographer

Suzanna Katz

Makeup/Hair (New York Unit)

Ken Kugler

Orchestra Conductor

Ken Kugler

Original Music

Christian Labrie

Weapons Wrangler

Ginette Lajeunesse

Hairdresser

Richard Lalonde

Co-Producer

Danielle Lapointe

Assistant Director (2nd Unit)

Stephane Lariviere

Special Sound Effects Editor

Benoit Leduc

Foley Recording Engineer

Sylvain Lefebvre

Score Mixing Engineer

Genevieve Levac

Dialogue Editor

Peter Lopata

Sound Effects Editor

Johann Martin

Video & Computer Graphic Coordinator

Eric Marx

Other

Vera Miller

Casting

Jean Morin

Art Director

Mireille Morin

Adr Editor

Adrien Morot

Key Special Effects Make-Up Artist

Mario Nadeau

Production Manager

David Norris

Other

Johanne Pelletier

Production Coordinator

Pierre Perrault

Art Director

Craig Pettigrew

Music Editor

Justin Phillips

Song Performer ("Eye Out")

Simon-edouard Pilon

Assistant Director

Anne Pritchard

Production Designer

Melissa Purino

Makeup Key Artist

Pierre Raymond

Visual Effects Supervisor

Sylvain Richard

Sound Effects Editor

Ginette Robitaille

Set Decorator

Nadia Rona

Casting

Bruno Ruffolo

Adr Recording Engineer

Elie Samaha

Executive Producer

Vicky Samson

Adr Additional Supervisor

Michael Scherer

Stunt Coordinator

Syndi Shumer

New York Unit Wardrobe

Steve Smith

Score Recording Engineer

Wesley Snipes

Executive Producer

Woo So-ling

Production Manager (Hong Kong Plate Unit)

Claudine Strasser

Continuity

Bernard Garitpy Strobl

Re-Recording Engineer

Hans Peter Strobl

Sound Department

Peggy Sutton

Script Supervisor (2nd Unit)

Francis Trottier

Unit Manager

Stephanie Tucker

Adr Recording Engineer

Mark Tureski

Optical Effects Layout

Martin Viau

Computer Graphic Designer

Jeff Ward

Stunt Coordinator

Michael Williams

Assistant Director

William Yim

Director Of Photography (Hong Kong Plate Unit)

William Yim

Dp/Cinematographer

Film Details

Also Known As
Art de la guerre, L', Art of War, L' Art de la guerre
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2000
Production Company
Canadian Film Or Video Production Tax Credit; Cine-Byte Imaging Inc; Comerica Entertainment Group; Film Effects Inc.; Franchise Pictures; Franchise Pictures; Hybride Technologies; Morgan Creek Entertainment Group; Sodec; Village Roadshow Greece
Distribution Company
TVA FILMS/WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD); 20th Century Fox International; Golden Village; Hispano Foxfilms; Myndform; Nippon Herald Films, Inc; TVA Films; TVA Films; Ufd; Village Roadshow Limited; Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group; Warner Bros. Pictures Distribution; Warner Bros. Pictures International
Location
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 57m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Nominated for six 2000 Genie Awards including Best Achievement in Art Direction / Production Design, Best Avhievement in Cinematography, Best Achievement in Editing, Best Achievement in Music - Original Score, Best Achievement in Overall Sound and Best Achievement in Sound Editing by the Academey of Canadian Cinema and Television.

Released in United States Summer August 25, 2000

Released in United States on Video December 26, 2000

Completed shooting November 13, 1999.

Began shooting September 1, 1999.

Released in United States Summer August 25, 2000

Released in United States on Video December 26, 2000