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Author: Stephen GaghanJennifer FoxMichael NozikGeorgia KacandesGeorge ClooneyAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Pictures : Distributed by Warner Home Video, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Widescreen edView all editions and formats
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There is less oil than the world requires, and that will make some people rich and others dead. Career CIA field operative Bob Barnes is sorting out his midcareer issues--his bosses want him quietly confined to a desk job. Bryan Woodman, an expatriate in Geneva, becomes the financial adviser to idealistic Gulf Prince Nasir. Corporate lawyer Bennett Holiday is finessing the questionable merger of two powerful U.S.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Suspense films
Drama
Feature films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
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 Baer; Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ); Participant Productions.; 4M (Firm); Section Eight Ltd.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1419831127 9781419831126
OCLC Number: 65212782
Language Note: In English or French, with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish; closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Based on the book entitled "See No Evil" by Robert Baer.
Originally released as an American motion picture in 2005.
Special features: A conversation with George Clooney (9 min.); "Make a Change, Make a Difference" [featurette] (12 min.); Deleted scenes (12 min.); Theatrical trailer (3 min.).
Credits: Director of photography, Robert Elswit ; edited by Tim Squyres ; music by Alexandre Desplat.
Cast: George Clooney (Bob Barnes), Matt Damon (Bryan Woodman), Jeffrey Wright (Bennett Holiday), Chris Cooper (Jimmy Pope), William Hurt (Stan), Mazhar Munir (Wasim Khan), Tim Blake Nelson (Danny Dalton), Amanda Peet (Julie Woodman), Christopher Plummer (Dean Whiting), Alexander Siddig (Prince Nasir Al-Subaai).
Awards: Academy Award Winner 2005, Best Supporting Actor, George Clooney.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Rated R; for violence and language.
Description: 1 videodisc (128 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround ; anamorphic widescreen, presentation aspect ratio 2.35:1.
Contents: Men in fog --
Replacement batteries --
Connex-Killen --
Services no longer required --
National security --
Do people live here? --
Shark and minnows --
Working waterfront --
Stupid question --
Graduation present --
It's a great city --
Hawks in desert --
Date with Ikea --
Southern suburbs --
Good to have you back in town --
Hotels and lobbies --
Method number three --
Terry's office --
This is the oil business --
Mareva injunction --
Domesticity --
Why we win --
Frozen --
Tribal leaders --
Innocent until investigated --
Cricket --
BBQ --
Remote control --
White flag --
Predators --
Dhow --
Return --
End credits.
Other Titles: Syriana (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Participant Productions ; a 4M film ; a Section Eight production ; executive producers, George Clooney, Steven Soderbergh, Ben Cosgrove, Jeff Skoll ; written and directed by Stephen Gaghan ; produced by Jennifer Fox, Michael Nozik, Georgia Kacandes.

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There is less oil than the world requires, and that will make some people rich and others dead. Career CIA field operative Bob Barnes is sorting out his midcareer issues--his bosses want him quietly confined to a desk job. Bryan Woodman, an expatriate in Geneva, becomes the financial adviser to idealistic Gulf Prince Nasir. Corporate lawyer Bennett Holiday is finessing the questionable merger of two powerful U.S. oil companies. In Prince Nasir's country, meanwhile, young Pakistani laborer Wasim succumbs to the lure of radical Islam, seeking refuge from the dusty oil fields and crowded hostels in the tranquility of a madrasa. In the labyrinthine, interconnected worlds of espionage and politics, international finance and law, oil and radical Islam, motives and convictions can shape lives, or destroy them.

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