The Resource Kill the messenger, Focus Features presents a Bluegrass Films production ; a film by Michael Cuesta ; executive producers, Peter Landesman, Pamela Abdy ; executive producers, Don Handfield, Michael Bederman ; produced by Scott Stuber, Naomi Despres, Jeremy Renner ; written by Peter Landesman ; directed by Michael Cuesta

Kill the messenger, Focus Features presents a Bluegrass Films production ; a film by Michael Cuesta ; executive producers, Peter Landesman, Pamela Abdy ; executive producers, Don Handfield, Michael Bederman ; produced by Scott Stuber, Naomi Despres, Jeremy Renner ; written by Peter Landesman ; directed by Michael Cuesta

Label
Kill the messenger
Title
Kill the messenger
Statement of responsibility
Focus Features presents a Bluegrass Films production ; a film by Michael Cuesta ; executive producers, Peter Landesman, Pamela Abdy ; executive producers, Don Handfield, Michael Bederman ; produced by Scott Stuber, Naomi Despres, Jeremy Renner ; written by Peter Landesman ; directed by Michael Cuesta
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Webb stumbles onto a story which leads to the shady origins of the men who started the crack epidemic on the nation's streets, and further alleges that the CIA was aware of major dealers who were smuggling cocaine into the U.S., and using the profits to arm rebels fighting in Nicaragua. Despite warnings from drug kingpins and CIA operatives to stop his investigation, Webb keeps digging to uncover a conspiracy with explosive implications
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Costume designer, Kimberly Adams ; music by Nathan Johnson ; edited by Brian A. Kates ; production designer, John Paino ; director of photography, Sean Bobbitt
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; language and drug content
Language note
English dialogue; French or Spanish subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.K555 2015
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Jeremy Renner, Rosemarie DeWitt, Ray Liotta, Tim Blake Nelson, Barry Pepper, Oliver Platt, Michael Sheen, Paz Vega, Michael Kenneth Williams, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Andy Garcia, Lucas Hedges, Richard Schiff, Josh Close, Robert Patrick, Yul Vazquez, Gil Bellows, Dan Futterman
Runtime
112
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live action
Kill the messenger, Focus Features presents a Bluegrass Films production ; a film by Michael Cuesta ; executive producers, Peter Landesman, Pamela Abdy ; executive producers, Don Handfield, Michael Bederman ; produced by Scott Stuber, Naomi Despres, Jeremy Renner ; written by Peter Landesman ; directed by Michael Cuesta
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Kill the messenger, Focus Features presents a Bluegrass Films production ; a film by Michael Cuesta ; executive producers, Peter Landesman, Pamela Abdy ; executive producers, Don Handfield, Michael Bederman ; produced by Scott Stuber, Naomi Despres, Jeremy Renner ; written by Peter Landesman ; directed by Michael Cuesta
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  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2014
  • Based upon the books "Dark alliance" by Gary Webb and "Kill the messenger" by Nick Schou
  • Special features: Deleted scenes; Kill the messenger : the all-star cast; Crack in America; Filming in Georgia; Feature commentary with director Michael Cuesta
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