Fair Game (2010)
Screened in November 2010
Director: Doug Liman. Cast: Naomi Watts, Sean Penn, Michael Kelly, Noah Emmerich, David Andrews, Liraz Charhi, Khaled Nabawy, Bruce McGill, Brooke Smith, Norbert Leo Butz, Adam LeFevre, Thomas McCarthy, Ty Burrell, Jessica Hecht, Anand Tiwari, Sam Shepard, Polly Holliday, Ashley Gerasimovich, Quinn Broggy, Sanousy Sesay, Iris Bahr. Screenplay: Jez Butterworth and John-Henry Butterworth (based on the books Fair Game by Valerie Plame Wilson and The Politics of Truth by Joe Wilson).
Twitter Capsule: Gets patchy and Joe-centric at end, as I'd heard, but quite engrossing for first hour. Most solid at work-life portrait.

Photo © 2010 Summit Entertainment/Participant Media/
River Road Entertainment
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

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