Factory sealed DVD Inspired by the incredible true story of the greatest security breach in U.S. intelligence history, Breach is a spellbinding thriller starring Academy Award winner Chris Cooper, Ryan Phillippe, Academy Award nominee Laura Linney and Dennis Haysbert. Eric O'Neill (Phillippe) is assigned to work with renowned operative Robert Hanssen (Cooper), the sole subject of a long-term, top-secret investigation. Determined to draw this suspected double-agent out of deep cover, O'Neill finds himself in a lethal game of spy vs. spy, where nothing is as it seems. Critics are hailing Breach as "electrifying" (Peter Travers, Rolling Stone) and "suspenseful" (Ty Burr, The Boston Globe).
A leak is discovered central to the country's security. It is investigated, uncovered, and plotted as the work of a mole; espionage within the FBI organization. A most secret task force is set up to trace and uncover the source from the inside out. The problem is seen as long-term and grave; compromising secrets most crucial to the United States, some of which resulted in the deaths of two Soviet agents that had been collaborating with..
This is a fantastic film. It very much comes from the old school, where it's just well-drawn characters played by good actors performing a good script. At times it's tense but not in a fake Hollywood way. In fact, if you do any kind of online research or other research about the topic of this film, you gather that director and writer Billy Ray went out of his way to get the details as accurate as possible.Sometimes when movies are abou..