Kill the messenger

Michael Cuesta, 1963-, Peter Landesman, 1965-, Gary Webb, 1955-2004, Nick Schou

DVD - 2015

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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1st Floor DVD/MOVIE/DRAMA/Kill Due May 21, 2022
Feature films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment c2015.
Item Description
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.
Physical Description
1 videodisc (112 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1.
MPAA rating: R; language and drug content.
Production Credits
Music by Nathan Johnson ; edited by Brian A. Kates ; director of photography, Sean Bobbitt.
Other Authors
Michael Cuesta, 1963- (film director), Peter Landesman, 1965- (film producer), Gary Webb, 1955-2004 (-), Nick Schou