Charlie Wilson’s War

Character: Bonnie Bach

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Written by: Aaron Sorkin

Produced by: Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman

Cast Members: Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ned Beatty

Release date: December 21, 2007

Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama

In the 1980s U.S.Rep. Charlie Wilson, Texas socialite Joanne Herring and CIA agent Gust Avrakotos form an unlikely alliance to boost funding for Afghan freedom fighters in their war against invading Soviets. The trio's successful efforts to finance these covert operations contributes to the fall of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War.


→ A stiff drink. A little mascara. A lot of nerve. Who said they couldn’t bring down the Soviet empire.
→ Based on a true story. You think we could make all this up?
→ When the world wasn’t watching, they changed it forever.
→ Based On The Outrageous True Story.

Script developed by Never Enough Design