The 1999 World Trade Organization conference in Seattle, which was met by at-times violent protests by thousands of social activists who faced often aggressive retaliation from law enforcement, forms the backdrop for this gritty drama following those on both sides of the conflict. Charlize Theron, Michelle Rodriguez, Ray Liotta, Woody Harrelson, and André Benjamin head the ensemble cast in actor Stuart Townsend's directorial debut. 98 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: English DTS HD 5.1 Master Audio, Dolby Digital 5. 1; audio commentary; theatrical trailer.