The Good Shepherd
- Original title
The Good Shepherd
- Running time
- 160 min.
- United States
Robert De Niro
Bruce Fowler, Marcelo Zarvos
Robert De Niro,
Tribeca Productions / Universal Pictures / Morgan Creek Productions / American Zoetrope
Drama. Thriller. Mystery | Spy Film. Cold War. 1940s. 1960s
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- Synopsis / Plot
- Edward Wilson, the only witness to his father's suicide and member of the Skull and Bones Society while a student at Yale, is a morally upright young man who values honor and discretion, qualities that help him to be recruited for a career in the newly founded Central Intelligence Agency. While working there, his ideals gradually turn to suspicion influenced by the Cold War paranoia present within the office. Eventually, he becomes an influential veteran operative, while his distrust of everyone around him increases to no end. His dedication to his work does not come without a price though, leading him to sacrifice his ideals and eventually his family.
: Berlin Film Festival: Silver Bear - Outstanding Artistic Contribution (Ensemble Cast)
2006: 1 Academy Award Nominee: Best Art Direction
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