- Directed by: Oliver Stone
- Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Rhys Ifans, Nicolas Cage, Melissa Leo
The story of Edward Snowden, the former CIA employee who in 2013 leaked thousands of classified documents to the Guardian, revealing the scope and reach of the USA's global surveillance program. Smartly dramatised and absorbing drama with fine performances from all, with Gordon-Levitt completely convincing as the earnest, idealistic Snowden.
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Snowden16 Sep 2016
TIFF 2016: Joseph Gordon-Levitt is the titular whistleblower in Oliver Stone's solid biopic
The reality of global intelligence gathering long ago outstripped the fiction of Orwell's Big Brother. It took Edward Snowden to reveal the extent of the US government sanctioned monitoring of every aspect of the lives of its own citizens and trusted…
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