About the film
anti terror bomb assassination middle east lebanon cia capitalism globalization loss of loved one persia war on terror energy policy petrol conspiracy
Release Date: November 23, 2005
|Slogan||:||«Everything is connected.»|
|Production Companies||:||Participant, 4M, Section Eight, FilmWorks, MID Foundation, Warner Bros. Pictures|
|Producers||:||Avy Kaufman, Lucinda Syson, Sarah Bradshaw, George Clooney, Steven Soderbergh, Jennifer Fox, Georgia Kacandes, Michael Nozik, Estelle Crottaz, Lora Kennedy, Ben Cosgrove, Jeff Skoll, Shannon Lail, Elizabeth Kirk|
|Writers||:||Stephen Gaghan, Robert Baer|
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 uncovers an assassination plot with unsettling origins.