Charlie Wilson's war

In the early 1980s, Charlie Wilson is best known as a womanizing US congressional representative from Texas. He seemed to be in the minor leagues, except for the fact that he is a member of two major foreign policy and covert-ops committees. However, once Charlie is prodded by his major conservative...

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Corporate Authors: Good Time Charlie Productions (Firm), Universal Pictures (Firm), Playtone (Firm), Participant Productions., Relativity Media., Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Other Authors: Goetzman, Gary, 1952-, Hanks, Tom., Sorkin, Aaron., Nichols, Mike., Adams, Amy., Roberts, Julia, 1967-, Hoffman, Philip Seymour, 1967-2014., Crile, George.
Language:English
French
Spanish
Edition:[Widescreen edition].
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Summary:In the early 1980s, Charlie Wilson is best known as a womanizing US congressional representative from Texas. He seemed to be in the minor leagues, except for the fact that he is a member of two major foreign policy and covert-ops committees. However, once Charlie is prodded by his major conservative supporter, Joanne Herring, Wilson learns about the plight of the people who are suffering from the effects of the brutal Soviet occupation of Afghanistan. With the help of the maverick CIA agent, Gust Avrakotos, Wilson dedicates his canny political efforts to supply the Afghan mujahideen with the weapons and support needed to defeat the Soviet Union. Ultimately, Charlie learns that while military victory can be obtained, there are other consequences and prices to that fight that are ignored to everyone's sorrow. Based on a true story.
Item Description:Title from container.
Based on the book by George Crile.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (102 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Format:DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Audience:MPAA rating: R; for stronge language, nudity/sexual content and drug use.
Production Credits:Director of photography, Stephen Goldblatt ; editors, John Bloom, Antonia Van Drimmelen ; music, James Newton Howard ; costume designer, Albert Wolsky ; production designer, Victor Kempster.
Published: Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2008]