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The Insider

The Insider is a 1999 film which tells the true story of a 60 Minutes television series expose of the tobacco industry, as seen through the eyes of a real tobacco executive, Jeffrey Wigand[?]. It stars Al Pacino, Russell Crowe, Christopher Plummer[?], Diane Venora[?], Philip Baker Hall[?], Lindsay Crouse[?], Debi Mazar, Stephen Tobolowsky[?], Colm Feore[?] and Bruce McGill[?].

The movie was adapted by Eric Roth[?] and Michael Mann from the article The Man Who Knew Too Much by Marie Brenner[?]. It was directed by Mann.

It was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Russell Crowe), Best Cinematography, Best Director, Best Editing, Best Picture, Best Sound and Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published.



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