About the film
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Release Date: November 23, 2005
|Slogan||:||«Everything is connected.»|
|Production Companies||:||Section Eight, Warner Bros. Pictures, Participant, FilmWorks, 4M, MID Foundation|
|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, Patrick Tendai Pfupajena|
|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.