R | | Drama, History, Thriller
The tumultuous early history of the Central Intelligence Agency is viewed through the prism of one man's life.
William Hurt's character, Phillip Allen, is partly based on Allen Dulles, OSS operative and later CIA director during the Bay of Pigs invasion. Contrary to common belief President John F. Kennedy was fascinated with the world of espionage and unconventional warfare, granting the US ... ...
I'll be looking for patriotic, honorable, bright young men from the right backgrounds to manage the various departments. In other words, no Jews or Negroes, and very few Catholics, and that's only because I'm a Catholic.
During a couple of scenes with Edward Wilson you can see a green screen reflection in his glasses.
The end credits feature the dedication "In memory of Gretchen Rau".
English, Spanish, Russian, German, Lingala
$14,142,760 (USA) (24 December 2006)