English Drama, Thriller
1 hr 52 mins
Adapted from Gary Webb`s `Dark Alliance` and Nick Schou`s `Kill the Messenger` !
Release Date11 Dec, 2014
Cast & CrewJeremy Renner, Ray Liotta, Rosemarie DeWitt, Tim Blake Nelson, Barry Pepper, Oliver Platt
SynopsisA true story that recounts the life of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Gary Webb!
Watch this dramatic thriller of Michael Cuesta that tells the story of the journalist, whose controversial story caught the nation`s attention and shook the CIA. It sheds light on media manipulation, newspaper politics and the sacrifices a journalist is forced to make, for uncovering a conspiracy.
In the mid 1990s, Webb alleged that the CIA supported Nicaraguan rebel army by smuggling cocaine into the U.S. that was aggressively sold in ghettos across the country. Further, without any fear, the brave journalist chose to pursue the story and published the series ``Dark Alliance``. This shocking revelation did not go well with the CIA, the mainstream press. Inevitably, post the act, he faced the wrath of his so-called enemies.