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Sep 16, 2009 · All is explained, sort of, in “The Informant!,” and as Soderbergh lovingly peels away veil after veil of deception, the film develops into an unexpected human comedy. Not that any of the characters are laughing. “The Informant!” is fascinating in the way it reveals two levels of events, not always visible to each other or to the audience.
The Informant! is a 2009 American biographical - crime comedy film directed by Steven Soderbergh. Written by Scott Z. Burns, the film stars Matt Damon as the titular informant named Mark Whitacre, as well as Scott Bakula, Joel McHale and Melanie Lynskey.
Sep 18, 2009 · Directed by Steven Soderbergh. With Matt Damon, Tony Hale, Patton Oswalt, Lucas McHugh Carroll. 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.
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Steven Soderbergh's satire The Informant! tracks the story of corporate whistleblower, Mark Whitacre. Based upon the 2000 non-fiction novel of the same name, one may expect a thriller more...
- drama, comedy, crime
Overall The Informant! appears to be disliked mainly by those who expected something that marketing led them to believe this was. Coming to it on its own terms however this is an engaging story told with a comic air that works and makes the film as entertaining as it is interesting.
Sep 20, 2009 · The Informant opened in theaters on Friday. Although the movie is sometimes played for laughs, the real story was no laughing matter. It's based on a late-1990s case against the conglomerate Archer...
Sep 18, 2009 · Director Stephen Soderbergh’s latest film, “The Informant!”, is built entirely out of lies but not in a surreal/everything’s subjective-kind of way. It’s a film about the usefulness of lies and how...
Whitacre's new attorney is portrayed as the worst kind of ambulance chaser. He confronts the FBI with evidence that his client was assaulted by Brian, who supposedly hit Whitacre with a suitcase. In order to bolster his case, Whitacre forges a letter from his psychiatrist but no one is fooled.
Sep 18, 2009 · Matt Damon stars as Mark Whitacre in a scene from, "The Informant!." The opening title card of "The Informant!" states how it's based on a true story, but certain aspects of it have been...