PGA – The Informant! Screening

Posted: September 3rd, 2009 | Author: | Filed under: Films, PGA | Tags: , , | Comments Off on PGA – The Informant! Screening

The PGA East Screening Committee invites you to a Pre-Release, ALL-MEDIA Screening of

Warner Brothers Pictures presents

THE INFORMANT!

Produced by Gregory Jacobs, Jennifer Fox*, Michael Jaffe, Howard Braunstein & Kurt Eichenwald

Directed by Steven Soderbergh

Starring Matt Damon, Scott Bakula, Joel McHale & Melanie Lynskey

*PGA member

What was Mark Whitacre thinking? A rising star at agri-industry giant Archer Daniels Midland aka ADM, Whitacre suddenly turns whistleblower.

Even as he exposes his company’s multi-national price-fixing conspiracy to the FBI, Whitacre envisions himself being hailed as a hero of the common man and handed a promotion.

But before all that can happen, the FBI needs evidence, so Whitacre eagerly agrees to wear a wire and carry a hidden tape recorder in his briefcase, imagining himself as a kind of de facto secret agent.

Unfortunately for the FBI, their lead witness hasn’t been quite so forthcoming about helping himself to the corporate coffers.

Whitacre’s ever-changing account frustrates the agents and threatens the case against ADM as it becomes almost impossible to decipher what is real and what is the product of Whitacre’s active imagination.

Running time: 105 minutes

Release Date: September 18, 2009

Rated R for language

Wednesday, September 16 at 6:00pm & 8:30pm, AMC Lincoln Square, 1998 Broadway at 68th St.


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