Red Mercury

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Red Mercury ★½ 2005 (R)

Three Islamic terrorists, planning a London bombing, have their cover blown and flee into a Greek restaurant, taking hostages. They're still carrying materials for their dirty bomb but the tension heightens as time passes and the bombers are forced to interact with their hostages as the police and government officials await the outcome. Rather too talky and obvious. 113m/ C DVD . GB Stockard Channing, Ron Silver, Pete Postlethwaite, Juliet Stevenson, David Bradley, Nigel Terry, Navin Chowdhry, Honeysuckle Weeks, Alex Caan, San Shella; D: Roy Battersby; W: Farrukh Dhondy; C: Colin Towns, Uday Tiwari. VIDEO