Burn after reading
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Published
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2008].
Language
English
UPC
025195016490

Notes

General Note
Title from container.
General Note
Special features: Finding the Burn; DC insiders run amuck; welcome back, George.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Emmanuel Lubezki ; editor, Roderick Jaynes ; music, Carter Burwell.
Participants/Performers
George Clooney, Frances McDormand, John Malkovich, Tilda Swinton, Brad Pitt.
Description
Osbourne Cox is a CIA analyst who quits his job after being demoted. He decides to write a memoir about his life in the CIA. His wife, Katie, wants a divorce and, based on the advice of her divorce lawyer, she downloads many of his personal and financial files onto a disc. Katie's lover is Treasury agent Harry Pfarrer. The disc eventually finds its way to Hardbodies, a workout gym. An employee of the gym, Chad Feldheimer obtains the disc and ascertains that it contains classified government information. Along with his fellow employee, Linda Litzke, he intends to use the disc to blackmail Osbourne. When blackmailing him fails, Linda decides to take the information to the Russian embassy. At the embassy, she hands the disc over to the Russians, promising that she will give them more information. Linda and Chad don't have any more information, so they decide to break into Cox's house. This brings about a series of events that no one forsees.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R; for pervasive language, some sexual content and violence.
System Details
DVD, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DVD-9, single sided.
Language
English or French dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles from the deaf and hard of hearing.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Bevan, T., Coen, E., Coen, J., Fellner, E., Clooney, G., McDormand, F., Malkovich, J., Swinton, T., Pitt, B., & Burwell, C. (2008). Burn after reading . Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Tim. Bevan et al.. 2008. Burn After Reading. Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Tim. Bevan et al.. Burn After Reading Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 2008.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Bevan, Tim., et al. Burn After Reading Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 2008.

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