- Directed by: Doug Liman
- Written by: Jez Butterworth, John Butterworth
- Cast: Naomi Watts, Sean Penn, Noah Emmerich, Ty Burrell, Sam Shepard, Bruce McGill, Khaled El Nabawy
Real life-political thriller concerning the CIA and Valerie Plame's (Watts) involvement in garnering evidence about Iraq's alleged uranium enrichment programme and weapons of mass destruction. Tautly if clinically directed by Liman and well performed by all concerned, Fair Game is slightly derailed by Jez and John Butterworth's tonally schizophrenic screenplay.
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Fair Game2 Mar 2011
Thriller based on a true story, starring Sean Penn and Naomi Watts
(12A) 107min The CIA leak that effectively ended CIA operative Valerie Plame’s career, and the subsequent fallout that revealed a line of corruption leading all the way from Republican low-lives Karl Rove and 'Scooter' Libby to the Whitehouse…
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