About

The Middle Eastern oil industry is the backdrop of this tense drama, which weaves together numerous story lines. Bennett Holiday is an American lawyer in charge of facilitating a dubious merger of oil companies, while Bryan Woodman, a Switzerland-based energy analyst, experiences both personal tragedy and opportunity during a visit with Arabian royalty. Meanwhile, veteran CIA agent Bob Barnes unco...

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Directed by

Stephen Gaghan

Written by

Stephen Gaghan (Screenplay)
Robert Baer (Book)

Runtime

128 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Everything is connected.

Cast

Keywords

loss of loved one petrol bomb assassination cia middle east globalization capitalism persia lebanon anti terror war on terror energy policy

Photos

Lists

#474 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role George Clooney

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Original Screenplay