A dramatization of events surrounding a fired tobacco
company executive's decision to go public with information about the company's
unethical practices at the prompting of a "60 Minutes" producer. With Al Pacino,
Russell Crowe, Christopher Plummer, Diane Venora, Philip Baker Hall, Lindsay Crouse, Debi
Mazar, Stephen Tobolowsky, Colm Feore, Bruce McGill, Gina Gershon, Michael Gambon, Rip
Torn, Lynne Thigpen and Hallie Kate Eisenberg. [2:37]
SEX/NUDITY 1 - A kiss.
VIOLENCE/GORE 3 - We see a corpse lying in a small pool of blood with blood
on the back of its shirt. A man nearly shoots a raccoon. We see soldiers holding machine
guns. We see an e-mail message containing a death threat. Some yelling.
PROFANITY 9 - About 35 F-words, some anatomical references, many
scatological references and lots of mild obscenities. [profanity glossary]
DISCUSSION TOPICS - Whistle-blowing, tobacco companies, "60 Minutes",
depositions, deception, journalistic integrity, confidentiality contracts, divorce.
MESSAGE - Business interests influence what we see and don't see on
news programs; fighting big business can destroy your life.