Body of lies is the 2008 feature film adaptation of the novel of the same name written by david ignatius, an american journalist and author. Body of lies (452) imdb 71 128 min 2008 r subtitles and closed captions roger ferris is the best man us intelligence has on the ground to lure the terrorist out. Body of lies in this drama thriller, leonardo dicaprio stars as roger ferris, one of cia's finest ground operatives, who discovers evidence indicating that a major terrorist leader may be operating out of jordan. In body of lies, i imagine how a similar operation against al qaeda might be run—and the pitfalls therein the other historical root for the book is the famous british world war ii deception of the nazis described in the memoir, the man who never was.
Roger ferris (leonardo dicaprio) is the best man us intelligence has on the ground, in places where human life is worth no more than the information it can get you in operations that take him around the globe, ferris' next breath often depends on the voice at the other end of a secure phone line. Body of lies - trailer 1 01:30 — based on the david ignatius novel, following cia agent roger ferris, who uncovers a lead on a major terrorist leader suspected of operating out of jor (more. View body of lies (2008) photos, movie images, film stills and cast and crew photos on fandango. The cia's hunt is on for the mastermind of a wave of terrorist attacks roger ferris is the agency's man on the ground, moving from place to place, scrambling to stay ahead of ever-shifting events.
Body of lies is startlingly contemporary--a story of the front lines of the intelligence war against al qaeda by a journalist who has covered both the cia and iraq for a quarter of a century it is at once sobering, touching and invigorating. But body of lies does do one thing perfectly: give viewers a chance to see two fine actors go toe to toe dicaprio is intense, but his titanic -like charms add much-needed levity when he comes a-courting at his beloved physician's home. Body of lies is an extremely well paced, tightly wound, and intensely violent thriller there is no damnation or congratulations here as russell crowe muses as the end: no one is innocent. If you take a step back from the realistic locations and terse dialogue, ridley scott's body of lies is a james bond plot inserted into today's headlines the film wants to be persuasive in its expertise about modern spycraft, terrorism, the cia and middle east politics but its hero is a lone.
Live: big mistake lion provoked the crocodile, discovery planet animals bbc, nat geo 2018 protect animal 2,708 watching live now. Body of lies movie reviews & metacritic score: roger ferris is the best man us intelligence has on the ground, in places where human life is worth no more. Ridley scott's body of lies follows the increasingly complex machinations of cia agent roger ferris (leonardo dicaprio), who begins the film as a field agent in the middle east attempting to.
I thought the finding of bonnie's body in the previous book was a bit too easy and not central enough for the story i mean in the last book eve and quinn had small roles while sarah patrick and john logan was the main characters. This shopping feature will continue to load items in order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Watch body of lies online body of lies full movie with english subtitle stars: russell crowe, mark strong, leonardo dicaprio. Body of lies suffers from a convoluted plot, an overlong runtime, and a slow second act, but it mostly makes up for its flaws due to the three great performances from leonardo dicaprio, russell crowe, and mark strong, the beautiful cinematography, and the stylish direction from ridley scott.
Critics consensus: body of lies relies on the performances of russell crowe and leonardo dicaprio to elevate it beyond the conventional espionage thriller. Body of lies imdb 71 128 min roger ferris is a cia operative in the middle east ed hoffman is his control at langley cynicism is everywhere in amman, roger. Body of lies is a 2008 american spy thriller film directed and produced by ridley scott set in the middle east, it follows the attempts of the cia and jordanian.
Body of lies was full of adventure and spy story sizzle it would make a great movie (starring bruce willis, if i got to choose) there were surprises at every turn and took me on a thrilling ride all the way t i learned sooo much from this book. Body of lies original theatrical date: october 10, 2008 in order to get inside his network, ferris hatches a dangerous and elaborate operation to flush him out into the openand right into the hands of the cia.
Shot on location, body of lies is a gritty depiction of espionage in the middle east as the title suggests, the movie is all about lies within lies in the end. Refunds + exchanges bypass the box office line at many theaters with guaranteed tickets if something comes up, you can return or exchange up to two hours before showtime through fandango. I watched body of lies the other night for the first time since having seen it in the theater this is a well made film that just barely misses the mark of being outstanding. Director: ridley scott cast: leonardo dicaprio, russell crowe, carice van houten, vince colosimo plot: a former journalist injured in the iraq war is hired by the cia to track down an al qaeda.