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 movie makes a point of citing Charlie Wilson's close ties to the Israelis, including his contact with a Mossad agent who helps arrange the Stinger transfers with Pakistan, but an early draft of the script had a sequence taken directly from ... ...
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 ...
As Gust breaks the office window and walks away, the maintenance man is holding a white rag in different hands between shots.
This film is carbon neutral with NativeEnergy
English, Dari, Russian, Urdu, Hebrew, Arabic
$15,952,430 (USA) (23 December 2007)
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