Body of Lies

Body of Lies
  • 2008
  • US
  • 2h 8min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Ridley Scott
  • Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong, Golshifteh Farahani, Vince Colosimo, Oscar Isaac, Ali Suliman, Alon Aboutboul
  • Language: English, Arabic
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CIA operative Roger Ferris (DiCaprio) is trying to track down terrorist mastermind Al Salim (Abutbul). His investigations take him from Iraq to Jordan with stop offs at any other Islamic country possibly capable of harbouring terrorist cells. Overlong, unnecessarily convoluted thriller adapted from a novel by David Ignatius.

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Body of Lies

13 Nov 20082 stars

(15) 128min As with 2001’s Black Hawk Down, South Shields’ most famous filmmaker Ridley Scott again attempts to pull a callous zeitgeist from international news headlines, with unconvincing results. CIA operative Roger Ferris (Leonardo Di Caprio) is…

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