Fair Game (I) (2010)

PG-13   |    |  Biography, Drama, Thriller


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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.


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  • Doug Liman in Fair Game (2010)
  • Naomi Watts in Fair Game (2010)
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  • Sam Shepard and Naomi Watts in Fair Game (2010)
  • Khaled Nabawy and Liraz Charhi in Fair Game (2010)

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22 October 2010 | corrosion-2
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| Great Game
Fair Game follows in the tradition of All The President's Men as presenting a probing look into an important political issue in the form of a crackling thriller. Director Doug Liman uses his Bourne Identity/Mr & Mrs Smith skills to move the true story of exposure of Valerie Plame (Naomi Watts), the wife of US senator Joe Wilson (Sean Penn), as a CIA undercover agent by the Bush Administration at breakneck speed. Plame's research based on her contacts in Iraq had put serious doubts on the existence of WMD in Iraq, which was not in line with White House's view point. They thus considered her "fair game" for discrediting and public exposure. Fair Game is fascinating for all those interested in the mechanism of power and use/abuse of it; and is also a riveting piece of film making. In my view it's Liman's best film to date.

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Release Date:

3 December 2010

Language

English, Arabic, French


Country of Origin

USA, United Arab Emirates

Filming Locations

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Box Office

Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$651,082 7 November 2010

Gross USA:

$9,540,691

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$25,806,953

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