Starring Al Pacino, Russell Crowe, Christopher Plummer, Diane Venora, Philip Baker Hall and Lindsay Crouse, "The Insider" (also known as "Insider", "Insider - Dietro la verità", "Man of the People") is a Biography/Drama/History/Thriller film directed by Michael Mann, and written by Eric Roth, released on October 28 of 1999 in the USA.
Two men driven to tell the truth... whatever the cost.
Who directed "The Insider":
The Insider was directed by Michael Mann, an American producer, director, writer, and actor.
Before making The Insider, Michael Mann had directed Heat, released in 1995, The Last of the Mohicans (1992), Manhunter (1986), The Keep (1983), Thief (1981). Since, he directed Ali, released in 2001, Collateral (2004), Miami Vice (2006), Public Enemies (2009).
What was the release date of "The Insider":
The Insider was initally released in the United States on Thursday, October 28, 1999.. This was nineteen (19) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, March 10, 2000 in the United Kingdom; Friday, November 05, 1999 in Canada; Wednesday, March 15, 2000 in France; Thursday, April 27, 2000 in Germany; Friday, February 25, 2000 in Italy; Friday, February 11, 2000 in Spain; Wednesday, January 26, 2000 in Australia and on Saturday, May 27, 2000 in Japan.
Who is at the casting of "The Insider":
At the casting of The Insider we find Al Pacino, previously seen in The Devil's Advocate (1997) and Donnie Brasco (1997); Russell Crowe (Breaking Up (1997), Heaven's Burning (1997)); Christopher Plummer (Madeline: Lost in Paris (1999), Babes in Toyland (1997)) [ more... ]
- Bruce McGill and Philip Baker Hall, Colm Feore also worked together in The Sum of All Fears, released in 2002.
- Nestor Serrano and Al Pacino have both also be seen in City Hall, released in 1996.
- Linda Hart and Bruce McGill also worked together in A Perfect World, released in 1993.
- Gina Gershon and Debi Mazar also appeared together in Jungle Fever, released in 1991.
What is the Storyline of "The Insider":
In Lebanon, Hezbollah militants escort producer Lowell Bergman (Pacino) to Hezbollah founder Sheikh Fadlallah. Lowell convinces him to be interviewed by Mike Wallace (Plummer) for CBS show 60 Minutes.
In Louisville, Kentucky, Jeffrey Wigand (Crowe) leaves his Brown & Williamson office, returning home to his wife Liane (Venora) and two children. When Liane asks about the boxes in Wigand's car, he reveals that he was fired from his job.
Upon returning home to Berkeley, California, [...]
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