Plot & Details
Robert Redford directs this dramatic tale of intersecting lives that weaves together the stories of an idealistic professor's attempts to inspire a privileged student, a former student of the teacher who is wounded behind enemy lines in Afghanistan, and a congressman whose interactions with a seasoned journalist reveal much about the man behind the public persona. Tom Cruise, Meryl Streep, and Robert Redford star in a film scripted by Matthew Michael Carnahan.
- MPAA Rating: R
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 92min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 11/09/2007
- DVD Release Date: 04/08/2008
- Distributor(s): MGM
- Director(s): Robert Redford
- Starring: Robert Redford , Meryl Streep , Tom Cruise , Michael Pena , Andrew Garfield
- Themes: On the Campaign Trail,Teachers and Students,Members of the Press,Intersecting Lives
- Tone: Cerebral,Matter-of-Fact,Meditative,Poignant,Reflective
- Keywords: Afghanistan,Congress,journalism,politician,professor,war-on-terrorism
- Country of Origin: USA (11-09-2007)
- Language: English