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Syriana – Review

WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

This is a political thriller about the Oil business and the people, who are entangled in it.
Bob Barnes (George Clooney), a CIA agent, is asked to assassinate Prince Nassir, the heir of an oil-rich gulf country in the middle-east, because Nassir (Alexander Siddig), has awarded a Chinese oil company the rights, which were long held by an American company (connex), for natural gas drilling in his country download mac netflix.
Connex has just merged with another oil company, Killen, to form the most powerful oil company in the world. Bennet Holiday (Jeffrey Wright), an ambitious attorney, is hired by the Justice department to perform due diligence download gntm. His boss, Dean Whiting (Christopher Plummer), tries to undo the Chinese deal by convincing the ailing ruler of the Middle-eastern state to appoint his younger, more callow, son his successor grafik herunterladen.
Energy analyst, Bryan Woodman (Matt Damon), is a rising star in an energy trading company in Geneva. His son dies as he attended a party at Nassir’s residence download amazon prime videos to mac. As a result, Nassir offers him a deal that he can’t reject.
On the other end of the wage scale, Wasim, an oil worker, and his father have been laid off from their jobs as the Chinese take over the fields alben kostenlosen ohne anmeldung. Wasim, angry and desperate, finds solace in fundamentalist madras.

WHAT’S IT LIKE?

Syriana is as much about the corruption and the destruction that is fuelled by oil as “Traffic”, the director’s (Stephen Gaghan) previous screenplay, was about Drug trafficking autoracing games to. There is also a striking similarity, in terms of structure, between the two scripts. Syriana, however, is far more complex and sometimes confusing. It’s composed of different stories that run in parallel and sometimes interlock and overlap, which demands a high level of concentration in order to follow what is really going on samsung tv netflix app. But in spite of that, it keeps you thrilled and hooked until the end.klingeltöne umsonsten. Sometimes, their motives are ambiguous and even unconvincing. Nonetheless, the performance, particularly from “fat” George Clooney, is outstanding treesize for free. The film has uncovered some the intricate and corrupt dealings in Oil business that lead to the destructions of many lives in the middle-east. It also naively suggests that the Oil business and unemployment is a major catalyst for terrorism in the middle-east adobe elements. If the film makers bothered to look closer, they would’ve found that Hamas, Hizb allah and Alkaeda, were born and are based in Palestine, Lebanon and Afganistan; countries that don’t have any oil fields. And that these organisations are run and dominated by highly educated middle-classes. Sadly, Syriana’s Makers, like most western liberals, think that Moslems value the oil as much as they do. So don’t expect to learn truths here, it’s just another western, pretentious point view of the middle-east problems. Politics aside, Syriana, unlike many brainless Hollywood films where the good always defeats the bad, is an intelligent film where no one is good and everything is grey and yet it’s immensely entertaining. Opens nationwide 03 March 2006

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