Crazy Credits. Alternate Versions. Rate This. CIA operative Valerie Plame discovers her identity is allegedly leaked by the government as payback for an op-ed article her husband wrote criticizing the Bush administration. Director: Doug Liman.
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You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Edit Cast Cast overview, first billed only: Naomi Watts Valerie Plame Sonya Davison Chanel Suit Vanessa Chong Tabir Secretary 1 Anand Tiwari Hafiz Stephanie Chai Tabir Secretary 2 Sean Penn Joe Wilson Ty Burrell Fred Jessica Hecht Sue Norbert Leo Butz Steve Rebecca Rigg Lisa Brooke Smith Diana Tom McCarthy Jeff Ashley Gerasimovich Samantha Wilson Quinn Broggy Trevor Wilson Nicholas Sadler Edit Storyline Plame's status as a CIA agent was revealed by White House officials allegedly out to discredit her husband after he wrote a New York Times op-ed piece saying that the Bush administration had manipulated intelligence about weapons of mass destruction to justify the invasion of Iraq.
Taglines: Wife. Language: English Arabic French. Runtime: min min director's cut. Color: Color. Edit Did You Know? Trivia In order to tell this complex story in a two-hour movie, the Butterworths - screenwriters Jez Butterworth and John-Henry Butterworth - changed some names and created composite characters. Producer Jerry Zucker said: "For example, Dr Hassan and her physicist brother, who in the film provide Valerie [ Valerie Plame Wilson ] with information on the Iraqi nuclear arms program, are fictional characters.
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They are meant to be representative of the types of intelligence sources that Valerie might have contacted in her work as a covert CIA officer. Crazy Credits Also in the closing credits, various letters are shown yellow, among the primarily white letters of the credits -- these letters seem to form a cipher code: CES?
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Alternate Versions Doug Liman re-cut the film for a " director's cut" that runs about six minutes longer. Q: What is 'Fair Game' about? Q: How accurate is this movie?
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Follow IMDb on. DPReview Digital Photography. Audible Download Audio Books. The changes are not drastic, and characters like Libby and Karl Rove played by David Andrews and Adam LeFevre, respectively remain fairly minor antagonists, working mostly offscreen to try and undermine Wilson and Plame. But as a portrayal of disintegrating public trust in American institutions , Fair Game is fascinating to revisit. Plame herself worked as a consultant on the film and also spoke to The Atlantic.
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