With Snowden, a biopic about Edward Snowden, you have a chance to weigh up this the polarising figure. We have a full lowdown with trailers, Director Oliver Stone’s Public Service Announcement and gallery.
Edward Snowden some exposed shocking illegal surveillance activities by the NSA and became one of the most wanted men in the world. Some approve of what he has done other do not.
In the a quite clever promotion for the movie Director Oliver Stone is telling people to turn off you phone in cinemas. Oliver likes phones. He thinks they’re amazing devices but reminds us they can be tracked “every time you make a call, send a text.”
Snowden hits theaters on September 16.
Snowden Director Oliver Stone’s Public Service Announcement
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Snowden Official Lowdown
Academy Award winning director Oliver Stone tackles the most important and fascinating true story of the 21st century.
Snowden is a politically-charged and pulse-pounding thriller staring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Shailene Woodley. The movie reveals the incredible untold personal story of Edward Snowden. He is the polarizing figure who exposed shocking illegal surveillance activities by the NSA. As a result he became one of the most wanted men in the world.
He is considered a hero by some, and a traitor by others. No matter which you believe it is an epic story of why he did it. We find out who he left behind, and how he pulled it off. It all makes for one of the most compelling films of the year.
Cast includes Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto, Tom Wilkinson, Rhys Ifans, Nicolas Cage, Scott Eastwood, Joely Richardson, Timothy Elephant and Ben Schnetzer.
The film is directed by Oliver Stone with a screenplay by Kieran Fitzgerald and Oliver Stone. The producers are Moritz Borman, Eric Kopeloff and Philip Schulz-Deyle.
Snowden Official Teaser Trailer Feb 24, 2016
Snowden Official Trailer Apr 27, 2016
Snowden Official Trailer 2 (HD) Jul 21, 2016
Snowden Theatrical Release Dates
Of note the UK still does not have a official main release date. I wonder why…
US and Canada: September 16, 2016
UK (London Film Festival): October 15th 2016