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|Desc||Actor Erick Avari at the Big Apple Convention in Manhattan. Photographed by Luigi Novi. This photo may only be used if the photographer is properly credited. (See Licensing information below.)|
|Usage||Creative Commons Attribution 3.0|
2007 biographic comedy movie on Charlie Wilson and Afghanistan
Charlie Wilson's War
|Released||10 December 2007 (15 years, 6 months ago)|
|Genre||biographical film, spy film, film adaptation, political drama and drama film|
|Nominated for||Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor|
|Composer||James Newton Howard|
|Production company||Relativity Media|
|Country of origin||Bolivia|
About Charlie Wilson's War
Charlie Wilson's War, directed by Mike Nichols and starring Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, and Philip Seymour Hoffman, is a witty and insightful political satire that tells the true story of a Texas congressman who played a key role in the covert operation that helped the Afghan mujahideen defeat the Soviet Union in the 1980s. The film is based on the book by George Crile and features a sharp script by Aaron Sorkin, who injects his trademark fast-paced dialogue and clever banter into the proceedings. Hanks delivers a charming and charismatic performance as Wilson, a hard-drinking womanizer who uses his political savvy and connections to funnel millions of dollars in aid to the Afghan rebels. Roberts is solid as Joanne Herring, a wealthy socialite who becomes Wilson's ally in the cause, while Hoffman steals the show as Gust Avrakotos, a gruff CIA operative who helps Wilson navigate the murky waters of Washington politics. The film is a timely reminder of the complex and often contradictory nature of American foreign policy, and the unintended consequences that can arise from even the most well-intentioned actions. With its sharp wit, strong performances, and insightful commentary, Charlie Wilson's War is a must-see for anyone interested in politics, history, or just good storytelling.
- Ebert, Roger. "Charlie Wilson's War." RogerEbert.com, 20 Dec. 2007, https://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/charlie-wilsons-war-2007.
- Travers, Peter. "Charlie Wilson's War." Rolling Stone, 20 Dec. 2007, https://www.rollingstone.com/movies/movie-reviews/charlie-wilsons-war-253748/.
Cast and crew
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American actor and film producer
Philip Seymour Hoffman
American actor and film director
American actress and model
American actress and director
American dancer, model and actress
Iranian-born American actor
P. J. Byrne
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