Burn After Reading – Wer verbrennt sich hier die Finger? (2008)

Burn After Reading - Wer verbrennt sich hier die Finger? (2008) Comedy, Crime, Drama | 96min | 2 October 2008 (Germany) 7.0
Director: Ethan Coen, Joel CoenWriter: Joel Coen, Ethan CoenStars: Brad Pitt, Frances McDormand, George ClooneySummary: Osbourne Cox, a Balkan expert, resigned from the CIA because of a drinking problem, so he begins a memoir. His wife wants a divorce and expects her lover, Harry, a philandering State Department marshal, to leave his wife. A CD-ROM falls out of a gym bag at a Georgetown fitness center. Two employees there try to turn it into cash: Linda, who wants money for cosmetic surgery, and Chad, an amiable goof. Information on the disc leads them to Osbourne who rejects their sales pitch; then they visit the Russian embassy. To sweeten the pot, they decide they need more of Osbourne's secrets. Meanwhile, Linda's boss likes her, and Harry's wife leaves for a book tour. All roads lead to Osbourne's house. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>


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