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The Informant!

The Informant!
  • 2009
  • US
  • 108 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Steven Soderbergh
  • Written by: Scott Z Burns
  • Cast: Matt Damon, Scott Bakula, Joel McHale, Melanie Lynskey, Tom Papa
  • Website: theinformantmovie.warnerbros.com

Soderbergh comes across as something of a conceptual show-off with this stranger-than-fiction biopic about a whistle-blower who's more than a little implicated in the scandal he tries to uncover. Intent on capturing the look and feel of a 1970s caper flick (and he succeeds), the director has sadly managed to forget essentials like a comprehensible plot and well-developed characters.

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The Informant!

13 Nov 20092 stars

(15) 108min Sometimes filmmaker Steven Soderbergh conceptual enquiries get the better of him. He shot The Good German using technology only available to filmmakers during World War 2 and now he’s concentrated so hard on making The Informant! look and…

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