Apr 17, 2009 · Directed by Kevin Macdonald. With Russell Crowe, Rachel McAdams, Ben Affleck, Helen Mirren. When a congressional aide is killed, a Washington, D.C. journalist starts investigating the case involving the Representative, his old college friend.
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State of Play is a 2009 political thriller film directed by Kevin Macdonald. It is based on the 2003 British television serial of the same name. The film tells of a journalist's (Russell Crowe) probe into the suspicious death of a congressman 's (Ben Affleck) mistress.
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State of Play is a good political thriller with twists coming at you when you least expect them. Russell Crowe, Rachel McAdams, Ben Affleck, Helen Mirren and Robin Wright Penn were absolutely ...
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Like 1989 miniseries Traffik, the basis for Steven Soderbergh's award-winning movie, State of Play would later be adapted for the big screen by The Last King of Scotland's Kevin Macdonald. --Kathleen C. Fennessy
Kevin Macdonald’s political thriller State of Play (2009) boasts a massive cast of A list stars, who deliver gripping dramatic performances in this intricate narrative of deception and corruption.
Apr 15, 2009 · "State of Play" is a smart, ingenious thriller set in the halls of Congress and the city room of a newspaper not unlike the Washington Post. It's also a political movie; its villain a shadowy corporation that contracts with the government for security duties and mercenaries in Iraq. The name is PointCorp.
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State of Play is a political intrigue based on the six-part TV series State of Play (2003), which first aired on BBC One in 2003. The TV series was created by English screenwriter Paul Abbott. It was adapted for the film by screenwriters Matthew Michael Carnahan, Tony Gilroy, Peter Morgan, and Billy Ray.