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The Insider (1999)

Names: El informante
IMDB Rating: 7.9 ( 148567 Votes ) ; Critic Score: 8.4
Director: ;
BoxOffice: $28965197 USD Company: Blue Lion Entertainment, Country: US, Language: EN
Runtime: 157 min , Rated: R

Awards: Nominated for 7 Oscars.
Brief: Balls-out "60 Minutes" producer Lowell Bergman sniffs a story when a former research biologist for Brown & Williamson, Jeff Wigand, won't talk to him. When the company leans hard on Wigand to honor a confidentiality agreement, he gets his back up. Trusting Bergman and despite a crumbling marriage, he goes on camera for a Mike Wallace interview and risks arrest for contempt of court. Westinghouse is negotiating to buy CBS, so CBS attorneys advise CBS News to shelve the interview and avoid a lawsuit. "60 Mi...