Snowden (2016)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Biopic [feature], Political Drama  |   Release Date - Sep 16, 2016 (USA)  |   Run Time - 135 min.  |   Countries - France, Germany, USA  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Oliver Stone directed this docudrama about whistle-blower Edward Snowden, who decided to leak classified information from the NSA in order to expose a massive, covert surveillance program orchestrated by the U.S. government. The film traces Snowden's career in both the NSA and CIA as he becomes disillusioned with his work and receives support from his idealistic girlfriend (Shailene Woodley). Rhys Ifans, Nicolas Cage, Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto, and Tom Wilkinson co-star.

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betrayal, controversial, government, informer, investigation, secrets, spy, surveillance, top-secret, whistleblower

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High Artistic Quality