Syriana (2005)

Director
Stephen Gaghan

Main cast
George Clooney; Matt Damon; Jeffrey Wright; Chris Cooper; Amanda Peet

Genres
Drama, Thriller

Description
The Middle Eastern oil industry is the backdrop of this tense drama, which weaves together numerous story lines. Bennett Holiday is an American lawyer in charge of facilitating a dubious merger of oil companies, while Bryan Woodman, a Switzerland-based energy analyst, experiences both personal tragedy and opportunity during a visit with Arabian royalty. Meanwhile, veteran CIA agent Bob Barnes uncovers an assassination plot with unsettling origins.


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