Spy Game (2001) - Synopsis

Spy Game - synopsis heading graphicThere was a time when CIA officer Nathan Muir (Robert Redford) and his protégé, Tom Bishop (Brad Pitt) were inseparable, traveling the world and tasting everything it had to offer, from Vietnam, to Berlin to Beirut.

In a profession, fraught with danger and uncertainty, Muir and Bishop forged an uncommonly close friendship, based on mutual respect and affection.

But, that was years ago…

Now, in 1991, on the brink of retirement from the agency, Muir learns that Bishop has gone rogue.

The one time, protégé, has been jailed overseas on espionage charges and is scheduled to die in 24 hours.

Years of bad blood and hurt feelings are washed away, in a flood of memories, of adventures shared by the two men, as Muir takes on his most dangerous - and personal - mission, ever!

Universal Pictures' Beacon Pictures' and Red Wagon Entertainment's Spy Game, a thriller starring Robert Redford and Brad Pitt, under the direction of Tony Scott (Enenmy of the state (1998)]), reunites the two actors for the first time sice 1992, when Redford directed Pitt, in his breakthrough performance in river runs through it, a (1992).

Co-starring Catherine McCormack (Braveheart (1996)), the film's original screenplay is by Michael Frost Beckner and David Arata, with Douglas Wick (Gladiator (2000)) and Mark Abraham (bring it on (2000)), producing and Armyan Bernstein, Iain Smith, Thomas A. Bliss and James W. Skotchdopole, as Executive Producers.