Daniel Pearl, a journalist with American and Israeli citizenship was kidnapped and murdered by Pakistani militants in 2002. The movie is an adaptation of his wife’s memoir of the search for Pearl and also covers efforts USA to bring the kidnappers to justice.
Daniel Pearl is due to fly from Karachi to Dubai with his pregnant wife, Mariane (Angelina Jolie). Before they leave he has arranged to interview an Islamic fundamentalist cleric - he doesn’t return.
Mariane Pearl was born in France to a Dutch father and a Cuban mother of Afro-Chinese-Cuban descent.
Marese Langan was the hair & makeup designer; Toni G was Angelina Jolie’s personal makeup artist; Adruitha Lee was Angelina Jolie’s hair stylist & wig designer; Christien Tinsley was the designer & creator (special makeup effects prosthetics) on the movie.