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The Good Shepherd (11-Dec-2006)

Director: Robert De Niro

Writer: Eric Roth

Keywords: Thriller

Political thriller follows the explosive early history of the Central Intelligence Agency through the eyes of one of its brightest operatives.

ABSTRACT
The Central Intelligence Agency, a branch of the American government as storied as it is controversial, finds its earliest years placed under a dramatized microscope in The Good Shepherd, a political thriller following those tumultuous years through the eyes of one Edward Wilson. Wilson, an idealistic man and Yale graduate, enters the newly-formed Office of Strategic Services upon exiting college, imbued with a desire to do good in the world; as the years wear on, however, our man hardens into a cynic, affected to a profound degree by Cold War-era paranoia and events surrounding the early-1960s Bay of Pigs incident as he moves towards uncovering a leak that could prove devastating to his career and employer.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Alec Baldwin
Actor
3-Apr-1958   A Baldwin Brother
Tammy Blanchard
Actor
14-Dec-1976   Played Gypsy Rose Lee
Billy Crudup
Actor
8-Jul-1968   Almost Famous and Stage Beauty
Matt Damon
Actor
8-Oct-1970   Good Will Hunting
Robert De Niro
Actor
17-Aug-1943   The Godfather: Part II
Keir Dullea
Actor
30-May-1936   2001: A Space Odyssey
Michael Gambon
Actor
19-Oct-1940   The Singing Detective
William Hurt
Actor
20-Mar-1950   Altered States, Broadcast News
Timothy Hutton
Actor
16-Aug-1960   Ordinary People
Angelina Jolie
Actor
4-Jun-1975   Tomb Raider
Gabriel Macht
Actor
22-Jan-1972   Behind Enemy Lines
Lee Pace
Actor
25-Mar-1979   Pushing Daisies
Joe Pesci
Actor
9-Feb-1943   Tommy DeVito in Goodfellas
Eddie Redmayne
Actor
6-Jan-1982   Red
John Turturro
Actor
28-Feb-1957   Barton Fink, Five Corners
Tuc Watkins
Actor
2-Sep-1966   One Life to Live

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