R | | Biography, Comedy, Crime
The U.S. government decides to go after an agro-business giant with a price-fixing accusation, based on the evidence submitted by their star witness, vice president-turned-informant Mark Whitacre.
Attorney James Epstein (Tony Hale) has a Mobius Advertising Award in his office.
You know that orange juice you have every morning? You know what's in that? Corn. And you know what's in the maple syrup you put on your pancakes? You know what makes it taste so good? Corn. And when you're good and help with the trash, you know ...
Mark Whitacre: ...
When Whitacre first goes in yelling at his boss, his boss's pen appears and disappears between shots.
Prologue: "While this motion picture is based on real events, certain incidents and characters are composites, and dialog has been dramatized. So there."
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