Snowden

CIA employee Edward Snowden leaks thousands of classified documents to the press.

Directed by: Oliver Stone Jan Birka
Genres: Drama, History, Crime, Thriller,
Production Company: KrautPack Entertainment, Vendian Entertainment, Endgame Entertainment,

Snowden - The only safe place is on the run. - Azwaad Movie Database
  • Release Date: 15-09-2016
  • Runtime: 134 Minutes
  • Popularity: 18.70
  • Vote Count: 3,530
  • IMDB Rating: 7.1
  • Budget: USD 40,000,000
  • Revenue: USD 37,357,216
  • Region: Germany ( DE ), United States of America ( US ),
  • Homepage: http://snowdenfilm.com/






Photo Name Character
Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Azwaad Movie Database Joseph Gordon-Levitt Edward Snowden
Shailene Woodley - Azwaad Movie Database Shailene Woodley Lindsay Mills
Melissa Leo - Azwaad Movie Database Melissa Leo Laura Poitras
Zachary Quinto - Azwaad Movie Database Zachary Quinto Glenn Greenwald
Tom Wilkinson - Azwaad Movie Database Tom Wilkinson Ewen MacAskill
Scott Eastwood - Azwaad Movie Database Scott Eastwood Trevor James
Timothy Olyphant - Azwaad Movie Database Timothy Olyphant CIA Agent Geneva
Ben Schnetzer - Azwaad Movie Database Ben Schnetzer Gabriel Sol
Lakeith Stanfield - Azwaad Movie Database Lakeith Stanfield Patrick Haynes
Rhys Ifans - Azwaad Movie Database Rhys Ifans Corbin O'Brian
Photo Name Department
Bina Daigeler-Costume & Make-Up Bina Daigeler Costume & Make-Up (Costume Design)
Oliver Stone-Writing Oliver Stone Writing (Screenplay)
Oliver Stone-Directing Oliver Stone Directing (Director)
Anthony Dod Mantle-Camera Anthony Dod Mantle Camera (Director of Photography)
Mark Tildesley-Art Mark Tildesley Art (Production Design)
Mary Vernieu-Production Mary Vernieu Production (Casting)
Lee Percy-Editing Lee Percy Editing (Editor)
Craig Armstrong-Sound Craig Armstrong Sound (Original Music Composer)
Adam O'Neill-Art Adam O'Neill Art (Supervising Art Director)
Sarah Horton-Art Sarah Horton Art (Art Direction)

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Reno

**He who became a people's hero by betraying his own nation!** I had like to begin by saying I'm not an American and I haven't seen the Oscar winning documentary 'Citizenfour'. But I'm very much aware of everything about it through the all kinds of coverages. So my perspective about the film will be true and about the content will be neutral. I have known about what this film dealt since the day it all began. I did not care much, but there are things to concern about it. Like if it is necessary to tap to prevent the serious threats, there's nothing wrong it that. Because, even if they have our private contents, they are not going to publish it or make money out of it. So that makes what Ed did was unethical and betrayal for his own country. In another angle, NSA's illegal surveillance questionable in many ways, but wrong is only a tiny thing. Because eyeing every single one of us seems wrong, though without examining all, nothing confirms, differentiate between right and wrong. So coming to the film, it was decently made one. The main reason is it was too long and many parts were boring. The theme was powerful like it was a one liner, but the film contents were very weak. Except Snowden passing the security, the rest of the story like why he did, including his personal life, particularly his romance was not good enough to make a film. This is very much suitable for a documentary than a feature film. But I liked the actors. Joseph Gordon-Levitt was good, but not great. If he gets the Oscars nod, that's only because of the issue which the film inspired by, not because his phenomenal character display. The direction was decent, but not the screenplay. The film is not for everyone, but I recommend it to all as a must see. The main reason why you should watch it is to educate yourself. To learn what they are doing and how. Particularly, you will definitely come to know how to avoid being eyed by the government in a simple way. So that's a good thing than whining over what homeland security does to protect the nation. It is not an inspiring biopic, or a masterpiece, but don't miss it for any cost. P.S. Whatever the form of the governments, the nations won't stop doing what in this film they said was wrong. Because there's no Edward Snowden in every nation to expose it. In that perspective, the US was really embarrassed for their own man letting them down. The China is the number one in this kind of activity. The point is, these things happening right now or not, but should never come to public notice like that happened in here, never should leave the compound. Suppose if we come to know, we will protect, at least in the democratic countries that's what we do. But not to forget it also safeguards us. That means it is like the stars and planets on the sky that we watch and take notes, but they are untouchable. We only monitor them for threats like asteroids and fractionally thinking about the alien invasion. _7/10_

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David Perkins

JGL plays a pretty convincing Snowden or at least I think he does as I've only seen the real Snowden in video and Citizenfour. I don't know exactly how correct the movie is to the actual story but as most of these things go, the movie will have been created with a slightly exaggerated storyline and version of events. An enjoyable watch and a big tick for me was that the coding and terminology used in the movie were relatively correct and true to real life!

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Frode Lindeijer

Although the movie is not perfect, it's flaws are limited, minute and easily ignored. **A must-watch for anyone using a computer!** This adaptation of Snowden's transformation from a talented programmer working for the United States secret service into a planetary hero really takes the viewer deeper into the true story on which this film is based. It shows the human side of the path towards revealing the truth. Relational tensions, covertly supportive colleagues and the need to stay cool are all part of this film. Best spy thriller I've ever seen. _Beyond believable_.

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