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The informant!

Author: Gregory JacobsJennifer FoxMichael Jaffe, (Producer)Howard BraunsteinMichael PolaireAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2010]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The U.S. government decides to go after an agri-business giant with a price-fixing accusation based on the evidence submitted by their star witness, vice president turned informant Mark Whitacre. The FBI needs evidence, so Whitacre eagerly agrees to wear a wire and carry a hidden tape recorder in his briefcase, imagining himself as a kind of de facto secret agent.
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Genre/Form: Film adaptations
Feature films
Comedy films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Crime films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Fiction films
Comedy
Drama
Named Person: Kurt Eichenwald
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory Jacobs; Jennifer Fox; Michael Jaffe, (Producer); Howard Braunstein; Michael Polaire; Kurt Eichenwald; Scott Z Burns; Steven Soderbergh; George Clooney; Jeff Skoll; Michael London; Matt Damon; Melanie Lynskey; Scott Bakula; Joel McHale; Rick Overton; Tom Papa; Thomas F Wilson; Tony Hale; Ann Cusack; Rusty Schwimmer; Clancy Brown; Tom Smothers; Dick Smothers; Marvin Hamlisch; Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ); Participant Media.; Groundswell Productions.; Section Eight Ltd.; Jaffe/Braunstein Films Ltd.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1419869086 9781419869082
OCLC Number: 492437912
Language Note: English, French, or Spanish dialogue; English, French, or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Based on the book by Kurt Eichenwald.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
"Based on a tattle-tale"--Container.
Special features: Additional scenes.
Credits: Director of photography, Peter Andrews ; edited by Stephen Mirrione ; music by Marvin Hamlisch ; co-producer, Michael Polaire ; casting by Carmen Cuba ; costume design by Shoshana Rubin ; production design by Doug Meeroink ; camera operator, Patrick O'Brien.
Cast: Matt Damon, Melanie Lynskey, Scott Bakula, Joel McHale, Clancy Brown, Tony Hale, Ann Cusack, Rusty Schwimmer, Rick Overton, Tom Papa, Tom Wilson, Allan Havey, Tom Smothers, Dick Smothers.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for language.
Description: 1 videodisc (108 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Other Titles: Informant! (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Participant Media and Groundswell Productions, a Section Eight-Jaffe/Braunstein enterprise ; produced by Gregory Jacobs, Jennifer Fox, Michael Jaffe, Howard Braunstein, Kurt Eichenwald ; co-producer, Michael Polaire ; screenplay by Scott Z. Burns ; directed by Steven Soderbergh ; executive producers, George Clooney, Jeff Skoll, Michael London.
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The U.S. government decides to go after an agri-business giant with a price-fixing accusation based on the evidence submitted by their star witness, vice president turned informant Mark Whitacre. The FBI needs evidence, so Whitacre eagerly agrees to wear a wire and carry a hidden tape recorder in his briefcase, imagining himself as a kind of de facto secret agent.

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