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Sep 12, 2008 · Directed by Ethan Coen, Joel Coen. With Brad Pitt, Frances McDormand, George Clooney, John Malkovich. A disk containing mysterious information from a CIA agent ends up in the hands of two unscrupulous and daft gym employees who attempt to sell it.
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Burn After Reading is a 2008 dark comedy crime film written, produced, edited and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. It follows a recently jobless CIA analyst (John Malkovich) whose misplaced memoirs are found by a pair of dimwitted gym employees (Frances McDormand and Brad Pitt).
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Burn After Reading Critics Consensus. With Burn After Reading, the Coen Brothers have crafted another clever comedy/thriller with an outlandish plot and memorable characters.
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Burn After Reading is the Coen Brothers' first directorial effort since they took home OscarTM gold for 2007's No Country for Old Men. Recently-ousted CIA analyst Osborne Cox (John Malkovich) loses a computer disc containing his top-secret memoirs at Hardbodies Fitness Center. The disc is then discovered by two of the gym's employees (Brad Pitt and Frances McDormand) who attempt to blackmail ...
After the dark brilliance of No Country for Old Men, Burn After Reading may seem like a trifle, but few filmmakers elevate the trivial to art quite like Joel and Ethan Coen. Inspired by Stansfield Turner's Burn Before Reading , the comically convoluted plot clicks into gear when the CIA gives analyst Osborne Cox (John Malkovich) the boot.
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