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Charlie Wilson's War is a american film of genre Drama directed by Mike Nichols released in USA on 21 december 2007 with Tom Hanks

Charlie Wilson's War (2007)

Charlie Wilson's War
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Released in USA 21 december 2007
Length 1h40
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    War,    Biography,    Comedy,    Comedy-drama,    Documentary,    Spy,    Historical
Rating69% 3.4985653.4985653.4985653.4985653.498565

Charlie Wilson's War is a 2007 American comedy-drama film, based on the story of U.S. Congressman Charlie Wilson and CIA operative Gust Avrakotos, whose efforts led to Operation Cyclone, a program to organize and support the Afghan mujahideen during the Soviet–Afghan War.

The film was directed by Mike Nichols (his final picture) and written by Aaron Sorkin, who adapted George Crile III's 2003 book Charlie Wilson's War: The Extraordinary Story of the Largest Covert Operation in History. Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, and Philip Seymour Hoffman starred, with Amy Adams, Ned Beatty, and Emily Blunt in supporting roles. It was nominated for five Golden Globe Awards, including "Best Motion Picture", but did not win in any category. Hoffman was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Synopsis

The film opens with a large gathering inside an aircraft hangar. Everyone is attending a private ceremony for Democratic U.S. Representative Charlie Wilson (Tom Hanks), who is receiving a major commendation for supporting the U.S. clandestine services. As everyone looks in admiration upon a clearly moved Wilson, the movie goes back in time.

Actors

Tom Hanks

(Charlie Wilson)
Julia Roberts

(Joanne Herring)
Philip Seymour Hoffman

(Gust Avrakotos)
Amy Adams

(Bonnie Bach)
Om Puri

(President Zia)
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