Release Date: November 05, 1999
Running Time: 157 mins.
MPAA Rating: R
Box Office: $28,965,197.00
Genre: Adaptation, Drama, Thriller
The true story of tobacco industry whistle-blower Jeffrey Wigand, the former head of development at the Brown & Williamson Tobacco Co. who went public on CBS-TV's "60 Minutes" as an industry informant. "60 Minutes" producer Lowell Bergman championed Wigand's cause and after many obstacles managed to have the segment aired. The relationship between the two men developed around their struggle to reveal the truth despite personal and professional hardships.
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