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Jason Bourne | Back in action

Published:Wednesday | July 27, 2016 | 12:00 AM
A former CIA assassin and psychogenic amnesiac tries to uncover hidden truths about his past in ‘Jason Bourne’.

It's been 10 years since Jason Bourne walked away from the agency that trained him to become a deadly weapon. Hoping to draw him out of the shadows, CIA director Robert Dewey assigns hacker and counterinsurgency expert Heather Lee to find him. Lee suspects that former operative Nicky Parsons is also looking for him. As she begins tracking the duo, Bourne finds himself back in action battling a sinister network that utilises terror and technology to maintain unchecked power.

Jason Bourne is an American spy action thriller directed by Paul Greengrass and written by Greengrass and its editor, Christopher Rouse. It is the fifth instalment of the Bourne film series and the direct sequel to The Bourne Ultimatum. Academy Award winner Matt Damon reprises his role as the main character, former CIA assassin and psychogenic amnesiac Jason Bourne. The film also stars Academy Award winners Tommy Lee Jones and Alicia Vikander, Vincent Cassel, Julia Stiles and Riz Ahmed.