- OSCAR WINNER:
- Best Supporting Actor - George Clooney
Big oil means big money. Very big money. And that fact unleashes corruption that stretches from Houston to Washington to the Mideast and ensnares industrialists, princes, spies, politicos, oilfield laborers and terrorists in a deadly, deceptive web of move and countermove.
Written and directed by Academy Award-winner Stephen Gahan (Traffic), Syriana tracks several disparate characters across the globe as they find their lives impacted by the ruthless competition for incalculable power and wealth that drives the energy industry.
This lightning-paced, whip-smart action thriller grips your mind and nerves with an intensity that doesn't let go for an instant.
The top-flight cast includes powerhouse performances from Matt Damon, Chris Cooper, Christopher Plummer, and Oscar-winner George Clooney.