Dec 09, 2005 · Directed by Stephen Gaghan. With George Clooney, Matt Damon, Amanda Peet, Kayvan Novak. A politically charged epic about the state of the oil industry in the hands of those personally involved in and affected by it.
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Syriana is a 2005 American geopolitical thriller film written and directed by Stephen Gaghan, and executive produced by George Clooney, who also stars in the film with an ensemble cast. Gaghan's screenplay is loosely adapted from ex CIA operative Robert Baer 's memoir See No Evil .
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Syriana (1,528) IMDb 6.9 2h 7min 2005 X-Ray R Big oil means big money. And that fact unleashes corruption that stretches from Houston to Washington to the Mideast.
Syriana Critics Consensus Ambitious, complicated, intellectual, and demanding of its audience, Syriana is both a gripping geopolitical thriller and wake-up call to the complacent.
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The Middle Eastern oil industry is the backdrop of this tense drama, which weaves together numerous story lines. Bennett Holiday is an American lawyer in charge of facilitating a dubious merger of ...
Nov 23, 2005 · Syriana is a 2005 geopolitical thriller film written and directed by Stephen Gaghan, and executive produced by George Clooney, who also stars in the film with an ensemble cast. Gaghan's screenplay...
- Stephen Gaghan
- George Clooney
"Syriana" is an endlessly fascinating movie about oil and money, America and China, traders and spies, the Gulf States and Texas, reform and revenge, bribery and betrayal. Its interlocking stories come down to one thing: There is less oil than the world requires, and that will make some people rich and others dead.
Syriana is a thriller of corruption and power related to the oil industry that tells four parallel stories: the CIA agent Bob Barnes with great experience in Middle East that falls in disgrace after an unsuccessful mission dealing missiles in Lebanese Republic; the investigation of the attorney Bennett Holiday related to the merge of two American oil companies, Connex and Killen; the traumatic ...