- Akbar Kurtha, Alexander Siddig, Amanda Peet, Amr Waked, Badria Timimi, Bikram Singh Bhamra, Chris Cooper, Christopher Plummer, Daisy Tormé, George Clooney, Jamey Sheridan, Jeffrey Wright, Jocelyn Quivrin, Kayvan Novak, Mark Strong, Matt Damon, Max Minghella, Mazhar Munir, Nadim Sawalha, Nicholas Art, Nicky Henson, Peter Gerety, Richard Lintern, Robert Foxworth, Roger Yuan, Shahid Ahmed, Sonnell Dadral, Steven Hinkle, Tim Blake Nelson, Viola Davis, William Hurt
- Stephen Gaghan
- Drama, Thriller
The Middle Eastern oil industry is the backdrop of this tense drama, which weaves together numerous story lines. Bennett Holiday is an American lawyer in charge of facilitating a dubious merger of oil companies, while Bryan Woodman, a Switzerland-based energy analyst, experiences both personal tragedy and opportunity during a visit with Arabian royalty. Meanwhile, veteran CIA agent Bob Barnes uncovers an assassination plot with unsettling origins.