Topics: Jason Bourne, The Bourne Supremacy, Special Activities Division Pages: 2 (820 words) Published: April 3, 2013
The Bourne Identity begins when Jason Bourne is discovered unconscious, floating in the Mediterranean Sea. He is rescued by a group of fishermen. Whilst on the boat, Bourne regains consciousness only to find he is suffering from amnesia as a result of a traumatic head injury. The fishermen take him to a local doctor for help. The doctor finds a microfilm frame surgically embedded in Bourne's hip that contains the details of a bank account in Zurich. At the Zurich bank Bourne discovers that his name is Jason Bourne and that he worked for the Treadstone Corporation. As Bourne leaves the bank he is suddenly attacked by three men. He manages to escape by taking a hostage; a French-Canadian government economist named Marie St. Jacques. Bourne forces St. Jacques to drive for him. St. Jacques makes her escape from Bourne, but is caught by Bourne's pursuers who pretend to be police officers. Bourne breaks free and rescues St. Jacques from an assailant who intended to abuse her. During the rescue he is shot several times and St. Jacques takes him to a hotel to recuperate. While she is at the hotel with Bourne she learns that he has no memory of who he is. She also learns that he has no memory of anything prior to getting shot and taking St. Jacques hostage. St. Jacques decides to help Bourne find his identity and she begins to fall in love with Bourne. Following Bourne's recovery St. Jacques and Bourne head to Paris to investigate Bourne's connection with the Treadstone Corporation. Once in Paris they learn that their attackers' leader may be Carlos the Jackal, an assassin whose trademark is a bullet in the throat. Carlos is considered to be the most dangerous terrorist of his time. Meanwhile in North America a secret conference is being held by the head of Treadstone and members of the Pentagon top brass, including an army officer named Gordon Webb. After the meeting one of Carlos' operatives known as "the European" storms the mansion in which Treadstone is based;...
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