24: SEASON 1

With a Golden Globe nomination for Best TV Series (Drama) and winning the Best Actor award for Kiefer Sutherland, 24 has taken a massive share of TV ratings both in the US and the UK, becoming the most talked about series of the year. Filmed in real-time and combined with split-screen scenes of simultaneous action, 24 takes place hour-by-hour over 24 hours on the day of the Californian Presidential elections.

The action starts at midnight as Jack Bauer of the Counter Terrorist Unit (CTU) faces the longest day of his life. He is about to take on his toughest missions to date â€" to foil the assassination attempt on presidential candidate Senator David Palmer (Dennis Haysbert), and to rebuild his marriage with his wife Terri (Leslie Hope).

When their daughter Kimberly (Elisha Cuthbert) sneaks out with her best friend Janet, Terri sets out to find her with the help of the Janet’s father. In the meantime, Jack has been framed for the assassination attempt and flees the CIA agents to find the real perpetrators led by Ira Gaines (Michael Massee).

The plot thickens as revelations about Senator Palmer’s family arise and Terri’s hunt for Kimberly gets more and more dangerous. Jack becomes incapacitated and only has his mobile phone and the help of his trusted colleague at CTU Nina Myers (Sarah Clarke) to help him. Nina works undercover to provide Jack with information about Gaines and the wherabouts of his family.

24 will be released as a 6-DVD and 5-VHS set and features all 24 episodes, will be available just two days after the season’s finale on UK terrestrial TV and well before the US release. Featuring cameos from Dennis Hopper as Victor Drazen and Lou Diamond Phillips as Mark DeSalvo, 24 is a frantic nail-biting thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat… all day long!


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Season 2 preview
Feature running time: 1041 minutes approx.
Language: English
Subtitles: English for the Hearing Impaired
Original Aspect Ratio: 16x9 widescreen
Sound Quality: 2.0 Dolby Digital