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CHARLIE WILSON'S WAR

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Directed by Mike Nichols
United States, Germany, 2007
Comedy, Drama, Biography

Synopsis

In the 1980s U.S. Rep. Charlie Wilson, Texas socialite Joanne Herring and CIA agent Gust Avrakotos form an unlikely alliance to boost funding for Afghan freedom fighters in their war against Soviet invasion. Their successful efforts to finance these operations contribute to the end of the Cold War.

Synopsis

In the 1980s U.S. Rep. Charlie Wilson, Texas socialite Joanne Herring and CIA agent Gust Avrakotos form an unlikely alliance to boost funding for Afghan freedom fighters in their war against Soviet invasion. Their successful efforts to finance these operations contribute to the end of the Cold War.

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Charlie Wilson's WarDirected byMike Nichols

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Awards & Festivals

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Academy Awards
2008 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
Village Voice Film Poll
2007 | Nominee: Best Supporting Actor
BAFTA Awards
2008 | Nominee: Best Supporting Actor
Golden Globes (USA)
2008 | 5 nominations including: Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

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