R | | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A drama based on a Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets have some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.
The film cast includes three Oscar winners: Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, and Philip Seymour Hoffman; and two Oscar nominees: Ned Beatty, and Amy Adams.
CIA Award Presenter:
The defeat and break up of the Soviet empire, culminating in the crumbing of the Berlin wall, is one of the great events of world history. There were many heroes in this battle but to Charlie Wilson must go this special recognition. Just thirteen ...
Charlie Wilson called Joanne Herring late at night and told her that they had spent $1Bn. She is in bed. He is in his study(?). Charlie is tired as evidenced by his red eyes. He is wearing blue patterned braces/suspenders with a green shirt. Later he is before two men in an office and asks for $1M for a school. In that office he wears a red tie and red braces/suspenders. That night in his study(?) he has the blue patterned braces/suspenders and a blue tie.
Opening statement: The following is based on a true story.
English, Dari, Russian, Urdu, Hebrew, Arabic
$9,656,250 23 December 2007