R | | Biography, Crime, Drama
Based on the true story of journalist Gary Webb. The film takes place in the mid-1990s, when Webb uncovered the CIA's past role in importing huge amounts of cocaine into the U.S. that was ... See full summary »
Director Michael Cuesta noted: "Gary [Gary Webb]'s story was among the first to use the internet in a cutting-edge way. There were posted links to sources and references, essentially allowing the reader into Gary's notebook. What could be more transparent than that? Yet ... ...
Public enemy number one in the United States is drug abuse. In order to fight and defeat this enemy, it is necessary to wage a new, all-out offensive.
Gerald Ford: For nearly a year, I have been devoting increasing attention to a problem which strikes at the ...
Jimmy Carter: ...
When Garry calls Coral for the first time, he alternates holding the telephone receiver with his left hand, right hand, or against his shoulder. There are multiple instances during the conversation where two hands are visible on the table, as he is taking notes, followed by quick cuts to him holding the phone with his hand with insufficient time to have raised it up from the table.
Just before the closing credits, there is a short video showing the real Gary Webb at home with his children.
$941,809 (USA) (10 October 2014)
$2,450,846 (USA) (27 January 2015)