When a Congressman's assistant is murdered, a team of reporters join forces with the police to get to the bottom of the case. They delve into the politician's past to find answers.
Director: Kevin Macdonald
A taut, well-acted political thriller, State of Play overcomes some unsubtle plot twists with an intelligent script and swift direction.
State of Play rattles along very satisfactorily, and Crowe brings to the role a relaxed self-possession and even charm. | Full Review...
This is exhilarating, compulsive storytelling and looks likely to be one of the year's cinematic highlights.
State of Play succeeds as mainstream entertainment to the point where it hardly makes sense to complain about its pulled political punches. | Full Review...
Tagline: Find The Truth
Genres: crime, drama, mystery, thriller
Categories: military industrial complex, newspaper, congressman, infedility, evil corporation, subway, corruption, assassination, journalist, assassin, congress, editor-in-chief, conspiracy of murder, politics, election campaign, government, blog, reporter, investigative journalism, political conspiracy, gulf war veteran, washington d.c.
Editor: Justine Wright
Casting: Avy Kaufman
Original music composer: Alex Heffes
Costume design: Jacqueline West
Production design: Mark Friedberg
Runtime: 127 min
Country: USA, UK, France
Language: English, Cantonese
Sound Mix: DTS, Dolby Digital, SDDS
Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1