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Syriana

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Syriana

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
126 minutes
Limited Release Date:
11/23/05
Wide Release Date:
12/09/05
performer:
George Clooney, Matt Damon, Amanda Peet, Alexander Siddig
director:
Stephen Gaghan
distributor:
Warner Bros.
author:
Robert Baer, Stephen Gaghan
genre:
Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a B-

A dense, proudly complicated drama of geopolitical intrigue that has a lot of big, important things to say about big, important things (oil, the CIA, the media, everything), and doesn’t care whether audiences understand what’s being said.