R | | Biography, Drama, Thriller
The NSA's illegal surveillance techniques are leaked to the public by one of the agency's employees, Edward Snowden, in the form of thousands of classified documents distributed to the press.
In the movie, Snowden falls out of his bunk and breaks his leg during basic training, earning him an administrative discharge. In real life, no one knows why Snowden was discharged.
Laura Poitras: This is the only alligator.
Glenn Greenwald: Four minutes past. We walk in one minute. He was clear on that.
Laura Poitras: He's coming.
Glenn Greenwald: No, he is too young to have that kind of access.
Glenn Greenwald: Uh, what time does the restaurant open?
Edward Snowden: Noon. But the food is a bit too spicy. This way...
The circle around the "FISA" word written on the board in the CIA training is different from what is shown in the next scene.
English, American Sign Language, Russian
$8,000,058 18 September 2016
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