It’s the story of a male hitman who, after he’s double crossed, goes through gender reassignment surgery against his will.
Played by Michelle Rodriguez, the narrative then follows her thirst for revenge against those behind who put her in this situation.
She quickly finds it was never just about the diamonds.
A brutal murder sparks a cat and mouse chase between...
Additionally, to suggest that Frank is meant to represent all transgender people is nonsense because he is clearly not one himself, and, outside of the obvious physical construct, little about him changes after undergoing his forced surgery.
I would also point out that no less of a filmmaker than Pedro Almodovar used the notion of unwilling gender reassignment surgery as a plot point in his own unabashed genre exercise, “The Skin I Live In,” and no one seemed especially put off by it even though the deployment there was arguably more questionable from a taste perspective than what is seen here.Michelle Rodriguez stars as Frank, an assassin who’s undergone a gender reassignment surgery against his will.Sigourney Weaver portrays the surgeon who’s inflicts the operation on the hitman.She's pretty pissed off about this — as you might imagine — so naturally, she goes out for revenge.“The Assignment” is a film that arrives in theaters having already inspired vast outpourings of anger from two groups —the transgender community, which appears to be offended by its very premise, and action buffs, who are put off both by the premise (albeit for different reasons) and what they feel is a lazy execution that fails to offer the requisite thrills.Director Walter Hill read journalist-writer Denis Hamill's first draft of this screenplay in 1978. Years later Hill optioned it and revised the script before abandoning it for several years. They were worthless pieces of shit, but I killed them, and you're not supposed to kill people. At a bachelorette party in a nightclub, the bride tells 2 guys offering blow to go away. The groom's 2 big brothers looked after their kid brother as kids and do so now again as veterans, "looking" for her and the 2 guys.Alex, a mysterious thief, is pulled in by her former partner for one last heist. We’re huge fans of director Walter Hall, and are genuinely thrilled whenever he gets the go ahead to bring another story to the screen.But something, on the surface at least, feels just a little off about .