Released: 22 April 2005

Country: United States 

Director: Sydney Pollack  

Producers: Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Kevin Misher

Writers:  Martin Stellman, Brian Ward, David Rayfiel

Lead Actors: Nicole Kidman Sean Penn, Catherine Keener


In 2005, the United Nations opened its doors to a movie production for the first time. The fictional political thriller directed by Sydney Pollack and starring Nicole Kidman and Sean Penn, showcased the world body’s headquarters in New York.

CCOI’s Role:

CCOI facilitated the on-location filming at UN headquarters and provided extras. 

UN Locations:

Delegates Lounge, General Assembly Hall  

Related UN Issues:  

Sustainable Development Goals - #16 Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions and #17 Partnerships for Goals

News Coverage:

[The New York Times] Her Mission: Save the World Without Offending Anyone

[Variety] The Interpreter