Academy Award Winner Timothy Hutton and Sean Penn deliver 'superb performances' Variety, in a true-story spy thriller that is 'scathing, arresting' (The New York Times), and laced with white-knuckle excitement. From Oscar winning director John Schlesinger and writer Steven Zaillian , the film blows the lid off the modern-day American dream with its riveting story of two young men of privilege, money and ambition who end up selling out their country, ruining their families and destroying their lives.
Chris Boyce (Hutton) works a low-level job at a defence plant where he uncovers documents that prove that the C.I.A. is secretly coercing foreign governments. He confides in his conniving,