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.