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Author: Stephen GaghanJennifer FoxMichael NozikGeorgia KacandesGeorge ClooneyAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2006] ©2006
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Full screen edView all editions and formats
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As a career CIA operative, Bob Barnes begins to uncover the disturbing truth about the work he has devoted his life to. An up-and-coming oil broker, Bryan Woodman faces an unimaginable family tragedy and finds redemption in his partnership with idealistic Gulf Prince Nasir al-Subaai. Corporate lawyer, Bennett Holiday faces a moral dilemma as he finesses the questionable merger of two powerful U.S. oil companies  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Suspense films
Thriller
Political
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Gaghan; Jennifer Fox; Michael Nozik; Georgia Kacandes; George Clooney; Matt Damon; Jeffrey Wright; Chris Cooper; William Hurt; Mazhar Munir; Tim Blake Nelson; Amanda Peet; Christopher Plummer; Alexander Siddig; Robert Elswit; Alexandre Desplat; Robert Baer; Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ); Participant Productions.; 4M (Firm); Section Eight Ltd.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1419831119 9781419831119
OCLC Number: 65212781
Language Note: English or dubbed French dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the book "See no evil" by Robert Baer.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
Special features: Additional scenes; "Make a change, make a difference" featurette; conversation with George Clooney.
Credits: Director of photography, Robert Elswit ; editor, Tim Squyres ; music, Alexandre Desplat ; production designer, Dan Weil.
Cast: George Clooney, Matt Damon, Jeffrey Wright, Chris Cooper, William Hurt, Mazhar Munir, Tim Blake Nelson, Amanda Peet, Christopher Plummer, Alexander Siddig.
Awards: Academy Awards, USA, 2006: Oscar - Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (George Clooney)
Golden Globes, USA, 2006: Golden Globe - Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (George Clooney)
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for violence and language.
Description: 1 videodisc (128 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual-layer.
Contents: Additional scenes --
A Conversation with George Clooney --
Make a change, Make a Difference --
Theatrical trailer.
Responsibility: Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Participant Productions a 4M Film, a Section Eight production ; produced by Jennifer Fox, Michael Nozik, Georgia Kacandes ; written and directed by Stephen Gaghan.

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As a career CIA operative, Bob Barnes begins to uncover the disturbing truth about the work he has devoted his life to. An up-and-coming oil broker, Bryan Woodman faces an unimaginable family tragedy and finds redemption in his partnership with idealistic Gulf Prince Nasir al-Subaai. Corporate lawyer, Bennett Holiday faces a moral dilemma as he finesses the questionable merger of two powerful U.S. oil companies Across the globe, a disenfranchised Wasim Khan, a Pakistani teenager, falls prey to the recruiting efforts of a charismatic cleric. Each plays their small part in the vast and complex system that powers the industry, unaware of the explosive impact their lives will have upon the world.

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