George Clooney won the Academy Award® for Best Supporting Actor for his role as veteran CIA agent Bob Barnes in Stephen Gaghan's (TRAFFIC) whip-smart, multi-narrative action thriller about oil industry corruption. Stretching from Houston to Washington to the Persian Gulf, SYRIANA tracks several disparate characters across the globe as they find their lives impacted by the ruthless competition for incalculable power and wealth that drives the energy industry. The star-studded cast includes Matt Damon, Jeffrey Wright, Chris Cooper, Christopher Plummer, William Hurt and Amanda Peet. DIR/SCR Stephen Gaghan, from the novel by Robert Baer; PROD Jennifer Fox, Georgia Kacandes, Michael Nozik. U.S./United Arab Emirates, 2005, color, 128 min. In English, Urdu, Arabic, Persian, French and Mandarin with English subtitles. RATED R
AFI Member passes accepted.