WHO’S IN IT?
Joseph Gordon-Levitt (50/50), Shailene Woodley (The Fault In Our Stars), Melissa Leo (The Fighter), Zachary Quinto (Star Trek Beyond), Tom Wilkinson (Belle), Scott Eastwood (Suicide Squad), Logan Marshall-Green (Prometheus), Timothy Olyphant (Hitman), Ben Schnetzer (Pride), Keith Stanfield (Short Term 12), Rhys Ifans (Notting Hill), Nicolas Cage (Face/Off), Joely Richardson (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), Robert Firth (Guardians of the Galaxy)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Oliver Stone (Platoon), director, writer; Kieran Fitzgerald (The Homesman), writer; Moritz Borman (World Trade Center), Eric Kopeloff (W.), Philip Schulz-Deyle (Adrift) and Fernando Sulichin (Spun), producers; Craig Armstrong (Moulin Rouge!) and Adam Peters (Savages), composers; Anthony Dod Mantle (Slumdog Millionaire), cinematographer; Alex Marquez (Alexander) and Lee Percy (Boys Don’t Cry), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In 2013, American computer professional Edward Snowden (Gordon-Levitt) learns of a secret surveillance program by the NSA to spy on citizens through phones, laptops and several other devices. Disturbed by the revelations, he copies the classified information to a USB and leaks it to the press, while facing the retaliation of the US government…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
The extraordinary true story of US whistle-blower Edward Snowden is fictionalised by Oliver Stone, arguably one of the most political directors in Hollywood, in a grand and accessible form.