State of Play

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Original title State of Play
Category Action, Drama
UK Release Date
Production year 2009
Production Country
Directors Kevin Macdonald
Cast Russell Crowe, Ben Affleck, Rachel McAdams, Robin Wright, Jason Bateman, Jeff Daniels, Helen Mirren, Harry Lennix, Josh Mostel, Wendy Makkena, Michael Jace, Brennan Brown, Michael Berresse, Michael Weston, Barry Shabaka Henley
Distributor Universal Pictures

Synopsis

Handsome, unflappable U.S. Congressman Stephen Collins (Ben Affleck) is the future of his political party: an honorable appointee who serves as the chairman of a committee overseeing defense spending. All eyes are upon the rising star to be his party's contender for the upcoming presidential race. Until his research assistant/mistress is brutally murdered and buried secrets come tumbling out. McCaffrey has the dubious fortune of both an old friendship with Collins and a ruthless editor, Cameron (Oscar® winner Helen Mirren), who has assigned him to investigateā€¦