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Breach -- Based on the true story, FBI upstart Eric O'Neill enters into a power game with his boss, Robert Hanssen, an agent who was ultimately convicted of selling secrets to the Soviet Union.
Breach -- Clip: O'Neill confronts Hanssen in the woods
Breach -- Behind The Scenes: Cooper in bullet proof vest
Breach -- Interview:  Laura Linney On working with real FBI agents
Breach -- Clip: Burroughs tells O'Neill Hanssen is a traitor

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Based on the true story, FBI upstart Eric O'Neill enters into a power game with his boss, Robert Hanssen, an agent who was put on trial for selling secrets to the Soviet Union. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

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Chris Cooper ... Robert Hanssen

Ryan Phillippe ... Eric O'Neill

Laura Linney ... Kate Burroughs

Caroline Dhavernas ... Juliana O'Neill

Gary Cole ... Rich Garces

Dennis Haysbert ... Dean Plesac

Kathleen Quinlan ... Bonnie Hanssen

Bruce Davison ... John O'Neill

Jonathan Watton ... Geddes

Tom Barnett ... Jim Olsen

Jonathan Potts ... D.I.A. Suit
David Huband ... Photographer

Catherine Burdon ... Agent Nece

Scott Gibson ... Agent Sherin
Courtenay J. Stevens ... Agent Loper (as Courtenay Stevens)

Clare Stone ... Lisa Hanssen

Jonathan Keltz ... Greg Hanssen

Richard Fitzpatrick ... Michael Rochford
Melissa Thomson ... Jane
Craig Eldridge ... Gene Connors

Jonathan Whittaker ... Tim Bereznay

Reagan Pasternak ... Beautiful Reporter

Mary Jo Deschanel ... Vivian O'Neill
Elie Gemael ... Libyan Man
Oula Boubkraoui ... Libyan Wife

Chris Owens ... Trunk Cataloguer

Jonathon Ruckman ... SWAT Agent (as Jonathan Ruckman)
Stan Coles ... Father McKee
Bart Bedford ... Information Center Manager

David Frisch ... Agent Pack
Scott McCulloch ... Director Louis Freeh
Mathew Lyons ... Richard
Greg Campbell ... Special Agent in Charge
David Christopher O'Neill ... Man in Car (as David O'Neill)
Guido Rossi ... Latin Speaking Man at Church
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Ashcroft ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Michael Wingate Jones ... FBI Agent (uncredited)

Errol Krass ... Pedestrian (uncredited)

Aaron Michael Lacey ... FBI Agent (uncredited)

Talia Russo ... Woman on Cell Phone (uncredited)

Don Whatley ... FBI Agent (uncredited)
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Directed by
Billy Ray 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Adam Mazer (screenplay) &
William Rotko (screenplay) and
Billy Ray (screenplay)

Adam Mazer (story) &
William Rotko (story)

Produced by
William Horberg .... executive producer
Sidney Kimmel .... executive producer
Scott Kroopf .... producer
Adam Merims .... executive producer
Robert F. Newmyer .... producer (as Bobby Newmyer)
David Christopher O'Neill .... associate producer (as David O'Neill)
Damien Saccani .... development executive
Jeffrey Silver .... co-producer (as Jeff Silver)
Scott Strauss .... producer
 
Original Music by
Mychael Danna 
 
Cinematography by
Tak Fujimoto (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Jeffrey Ford 
 
Casting by
Cassandra Kulukundis 
 
Production Design by
Wynn Thomas 
 
Art Direction by
Andrew M. Stearn 
 
Set Decoration by
Gordon Sim 
 
Costume Design by
Luis Sequeira 
 
Makeup Department
David R. Beecroft .... key hair stylist
Lydia Bensimmon .... key hair stylist: Washington D.C. (as Lydia Bensimmon Benaim)
Sherri Bramlett .... hair stylist: Washington D.C. (as Sherry Bramlett)
Mario Cacioppo .... makeup artist (as Mario G. Cacioppo)
Paulina Harcus .... hair stylist
Ngozi Olandu .... key makeup artist: Washington D.C.
Cheryl Ross .... assistant hair stylist
Linda Steeves .... key makeup artist
Sandra Wheatle .... assistant makeup artist
Sherri Zebeck .... makeup artist: Washington D.C. (as Sherri Ann Rybczynski)
 
Production Management
Patricia Anne Doherty .... unit production manager: Washington D.C. (as Patricia Dogherty Hess)
Adam Merims .... unit production manager
Lisa Rodgers .... post-production supervisor
Steve Wakefield .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Adam Bocknek .... third assistant director
Joe Cacciotti .... additional second assistant director: Washington D.C.
Beau Ferris .... assistant director
Richard L. Fox .... first assistant director
Bill Hardy .... second second assistant director: Washington D.C.
Jennifer Haufler .... assistant director
Dominika Jurek .... dga trainee
Grant Lucibello .... second assistant director
Kim Palmen .... third assistant director
Gerrod Shully .... third assistant director
Jack Steinberg .... second assistant director: Washington D.C.
 
Art Department
Bryan Badman .... carpenter
Tory Bellingham .... property master
Jamie Bishop .... assistant props
Jamie Bishop .... on-set dresser: Washington D.C.
Rob Bonney .... head carpenter
Erik Boring .... leadman: Washington D.C.
Rudy Braun .... set designer
Rebecca Castle .... on-set scenic: Washington D.C.
F. Dale Davis .... set dresser: Washington D.C.
Michael Davis .... construction coordinator: Washington D.C. (as Michael E. Davis)
David Evans .... on-set dresser
Ann-Marie Ferney-Tellez .... props buyer
Kevin Forstner .... assistant head carpenter
Steve George .... property master: Washington D.C. (as Steven H. George)
Beth Gilinsky .... art department coordinator
Susanna Glattly .... scenic charge: Washington D.C.
James Halpenny .... construction coordinator
Kevin Hughes .... assistant head carpenter
Denis Kirkham .... set dresser
Jay Klein .... set decorator: Washington D.C. (as Jay B. Klein)
Gilliane Lalonde .... on-set painter
Mike Lotosky .... stand-by carpenter
James MacPherson .... set dresser: Washington D.C.
Michael Madden .... set designer
Don McQueen .... set dresser
Brad Milburn .... set designer
Sean Moore .... assistant art director
John Moran .... first assistant art director
Ian Nelmes .... key scenic artist
Ted Nolan .... construction foreman: Washington D.C.
Timothy Peel .... first assistant art director
Vince Peets .... storyboard artist
Greg Pelchat .... set dresser
Hans-Heinrich Piersig .... set dresser (as Hans-Henrich Piersig)
Jeff Poulis .... assistant property master
Eugene Ra .... art department apprentice
Marlene Rain .... set decoration buyer
Randy Ross .... head painter (as Randy S. Ross)
Keith Sly .... leadman
Robert S. Smith .... carpenter
Odetta Stoddard .... second set decoration buyer
Chad E. Williams .... assistant property master: Washington D.C. (as Chad Everett Williams)
Walter Woloschuk .... key greensperson
Toni Wong .... props
Stephanie Yarymowich .... lead scenic artist
 
Sound Department
Sean Paul Armstrong .... cable person (as Sean Armstrong)
Gregg Barbanell .... foley artist
Rick Canelli .... adr recordist
Howard Carle .... adr mixer
Kerry Ann Carmean .... supervising foley editor (as Kerry Carmean)
Patrick Cusack .... assistant sound editor
Andrew DeCristofaro .... supervising sound editor
David Esparza .... sound effects editor
Carol Everson .... boom operator: Washington D.C.
Patrick J. Foley .... dialogue editor
Nerses Gezalyan .... foley mixer
Gregg Landaker .... supervising sound re-recording mixer
Greg LaPlante .... digital mastering
Bob Mellor .... cableman: Washington D.C.
James Moriana .... foley artist
Nancy Nugent .... supervising adr editor (as Nancy Kyong Nugent)
Thomas J. O'Connell .... adr mixer
Brion Paccassi .... dubbing recordist
Michael Payne .... supervising sound effects editor
Peter Reale .... supervising sound re-recording mixer
John C. Stuver .... foley editor
Lucy Sustar .... foley mixer
Matthew E. Taylor .... sound recordist
John J. Thomson .... sound mixer
Elliot Tyson .... supervising sound re-recording mixer
Thomas Varga .... sound mixer: Washington D.C. (as Thomas G. Varga)
Jeffrey Wilhoit .... foley artist
Alan Zielonko .... boom operator
 
Special Effects by
Hank Atterbury .... special effects coordinator: Washington D.C.
William Catania .... special effects technician: Washington D.C.
Chris Jordan .... special effects technician: Washington D.C.
Johann Kunz .... special effects technician: Washington D.C.
Peter Kunz .... snow effects coordinator: Washington D.C.
Jim McGillivary .... special effects key
Laird McMurray .... special effects coordinator
Lisa Pacitto .... special effects office coordinator
Rebecca Shpak .... special effects assistant: Washington D.C.
Stani Veselinovic .... special effects first assistant
Stephen Wallace .... special effects rigging key
 
Visual Effects by
Ryan Beadle .... digital I/O
Samuel M. Dabbs .... digital compositor
Bonnie Dickson .... tape operator: Mr. X Inc.
Dennis Dorney .... digital lineup
Michele Ferrone .... visual effects producer
Donald Fly .... general manager: CIS Hollywood
Larry Gaynor .... senior paint and roto: CIS Hollywood
R.J. Harbour .... digital compositor
Heather Elisa Hill .... visual effects project manager: CIS Hollywood
Shaina Holmes .... digital compositor
Shaina Holmes .... digital coordinator
Jiyoung Hong .... digital compositor
Joshua Jordan .... compositor: CIS Hollywood
Nicholas Kim .... digital compositor
J. Kitazaki .... production assistant: CIS Hollywood
Jeremy Lang .... head of information technology: Custom Film Effects
Gregory D. Liegey .... visual effects supervisor: CIS Hollywood
Lori C. Miller .... art director
Julie Orosz .... visual effects producer: CIS Hollywood
Darcy Reno .... senior systems administrator (as Darcy Bangsund)
Greg Shimp .... paint & rotoscoping artist: CIS Hollywood
Aaron Weintraub .... visual effects supervisor
Brianne Wells .... visual effects coordinator: Mr. X Inc.
Fiona Campbell Westgate .... visual effects producer: Mr. X Inc.
Amani Williams .... digital compositor
Matt Ashton .... senior systems: CIS Hollywood (uncredited)
Brian Holmes .... systems: CIS Hollywood (uncredited)
Robert Minsk .... systems: CIS Hollywood (uncredited)
Kyle Yamamoto .... programmer: CIS Hollywood (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Johnny Becker .... precision driver
George R. Doering III .... precision driver
Cort Hessler .... stunt coordinator: US
Jamie Jones .... stunt coordinator: Canada
Aaron Michael Lacey .... stunt driver: precision driving
Derrick Simmons .... precision driver
Michael Ahl .... stunt driver: second unit (uncredited)
Johnny Becker .... stunt coordinator: second unit (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Karen Ballard .... still photographer: Washington D.C.
Mark Ballinger .... electrician: Washington D.C.
Rhett Bloomquist .... rigging grip: Washington D.C.
Paul Bogden III .... electrician: Washington D.C.
Greg Boivin .... rigging electrician
Russel Bowie .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Bernie Branston .... electrician
Hugh Brule .... rigging grip (as Hugh Brülé)
Lee Carrick .... rigging grip: Washington D.C.
Frank Caslin .... electrician: Washington D.C.
Stephen Consentino .... Steadicam operator: Washington D.C. (as Steve Consentino)
Timothy H. Coté .... rigging grip: Washington D.C. (as Timothy H. Cote)
Austin Cross .... electrician: Washington D.C.
Pete Daprato .... rigging grip (as Peter Daprato)
Alex Dawes .... rigging electric
Michael DiGiovanni .... grip
Mike Diogiani .... electrician: Washington D.C.
Jason Dunn .... grip: Washington D.C.
William Engel .... grip
John Ferguson .... rigging gaffer (as John C. Ferguson)
Steve Ferrier .... electrician
Rusty Gardner .... video assist operator: Washington, DC
Michael Gibson .... still photographer
Damond Gordon .... rigging grip: Washington D.C.
David Shane Guild .... electrician: Washington D.C.
Craig Haagensen .... camera operator: Washington D.C.
John R. Hamilton .... second assistant camera: Washington D.C.
Casey Harrison .... camera loader (as TJ Casey Harrison)
Tim Hennessy .... camera loader: Washington D.C.
Chris Henry .... electrician
David Insley .... director of photography: second unit, Washington D.C. (as Dave Insley)
Brian Johnson .... electrician: Washington D.C.
Hal Kay .... video playback operator
David Kellner .... rigging electrician
Jay Kemp .... gaffer: Washington D.C. (as Jay Douglas Kemp)
Doug Kofsky .... second assistant camera: "b" camera, Washington D.C.
James Kohne .... dolly grip
Michael Krebs .... first assistant camera: "b" camera, Washington D.C.
Joe Kurtz .... key grip: Washington D.C.
Martin Lake .... grip
Brian T. Leach .... electrician: Washington D.C. (as Brian T. Leech)
Jamal D. Lee .... rigging grip: Washington D.C.
Mark Lewandowski .... video playback supervisor
Edward Lipscombe .... rigging best boy grip
Walter Lipscombe .... rigging key grip
J.P. Locherer .... camera operator: second unit
J.P. Locherer .... director of photography: second unit
Tim Lovell .... rigging best boy electric (as Tim J. Lovell)
Mark Manchester .... key grip
David J. McHugh .... pre-rigging electrician
Robert McRae .... gaffer
Tim Merkel .... Steadicam operator
Monty Montgomerie .... grip
Kenneth Morton .... key rigging grip: Washington D.C.
Anthony Nocera .... video assist operator
David Norris .... aerial director of photography
Norman O'Halloran .... electrician (as Norm O'Halloran)
Sean O'Hara .... rigging grip: Washington D.C.
Sean O'Harra .... rigging grip: Washington D.C.
Derek Parkes .... grip
Jason Petty .... electrician: Washington D.C.
Ken Pickett .... best boy grip
Danny Piva .... generator operator
James A. Ray .... electrician: Washington D.C.
Douglas G. Reid .... best boy electric
Lee Shapira .... best boy rigging grip: Washington D.C.
Blackford 'Boots' Shelton .... first assistant camera: Washington D.C. (as Boots Sheltyon)
S. Benny Smyth .... electrician: Washington D.C. (as Benny Smythe)
Robert Spencer .... best boy: Washington D.C.
Julian Sternthal .... dolly grip: Washington D.C.
Hektor Stockton .... electrician
Rick Strodel .... grip: Washington D.C.
Wes Sullivan .... rigging gaffer: Washington D.C. (as Wesley Sullivan)
Christopher A. Thompson .... electrician
Russell A. Wicks .... best boy rigging: Washington D.C. (as Russell Wicks)
Mark Willis .... camera operator
Jaclyn Young .... second assistant camera
Jason Younger .... best boy grip: Washington D.C. (as Jason M. Younger)
Mike Wilson .... rigging electrician: Washington D.C. (uncredited)
Oliver Wood .... director of photography: re-shoots (uncredited)
J. Dan Wright .... electrician (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Clint Alexander .... casting assistant: US
Kim Burns .... extras casting: Washington D.C.
Luisa Cabbidu .... extras casting associate
Joey Cee .... casting assistant: US
Robin D. Cook .... casting: Canada
Elizabeth Dean .... casting manager (as Elizabeth Dionne)
Zameret Kleiman .... extras casting: Toronto
Hollie Meyer .... casting assistant: Toronto
Betsy Royall .... extras casting: Washington D.C.
Barbara Harris .... adr voice casting (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Susan Antonelli .... key costumer: Washington D.C.
Sylvie Bonniere .... seamstress
Linda M. Boyland .... set costumer: Washington D.C.
Jay Du Boisson .... assistant costume designer
Catharine Fletcher Incaprera .... costume supervisor: Washington D.C.
Brenda Gilles .... background costumer
Wayne Godfrey .... set costume supervisor
Lindsay Jacobs .... costume supervisor
Alexandra Krost .... set costumer: Washington D.C. (as Alexandra Kroft)
Loreen Lightfoot .... costume cutter
Mara Majorowicz .... key costumer: Washington D.C.
Sara Schilt .... costume buyer
Derek Sullivan .... additional costumer
Monica Wier .... costume supervisor: truck
 
Editorial Department
David Black .... editorial assistant
Gary Burritt .... negative cutter
Doug Caron .... first assistant editor: Toronto (as Douglas Caron)
David Orr .... color timer
William Paley .... assistant editor
Craig Tanner .... associate editor
David Tarnawsky .... second assistant editor: Toronto
Sarah Thiessen .... first assistant editor (as Sarah Kathleen Thiessen)
 
Music Department
John Bires .... additional score audio
Mychael Danna .... additional orchestrator
Debbi Datz-Pyle .... music contractor
Greg Dennen .... scoring crew (as Greg Dennon)
Nicholas Dodd .... conductor
Nicholas Dodd .... orchestrator
Matt Franko .... music preparation
Brad Haehnel .... score mixer
Brad Haehnel .... score recordist
Russ Howard III .... music programmer
Jen Monnar .... music editor
Kathy Nelson .... executive in charge of music: Universal Pictures
Jamie Olvera .... scoring crew
Victor Pesavento .... music preparation
Ryan Robinson .... scoring crew
Rob Simonsen .... additional music arranger
Steven L. Smith .... music preparation
Matthew E. Taylor .... additional score audio (as Matthew Taylor)
James Thatcher .... musician: french horn
Rich Wheeler .... scoring crew
Mark Jan Wlodarkiewicz .... music editor: temp (as Mark Wlodarkiewicz)
 
Transportation Department
Gaytra Arnold .... transportation assistant: Washington D.C. (as Gaytra D. Arnold)
Jon Bergholz .... on-set transportation captain: Washington D.C.
Jon Bergholz .... picture car coordinator: Washington D.C.
Jon Bergholz .... transportation captain: DC
Danielle Fredrickson .... transportation dispatcher: Washington D.C.
Jacqueline L. Hurd .... picture car assistant: Washington D.C.
Jason Leeking .... transportation co-captain
Shaun Magee .... picture car captain (as Shaun W. Magee)
Paul Marshall .... transportation captain
John Ozlins .... transportation coordinator (as John Ozolins)
Doug Perry .... transportation captain
Verdell E. Veney .... transportation captain: Washington D.C.
James Edward Watson .... transportation co-captain: Washington D.C.
Gilbert Young .... transportation coordinator: Washington D.C.
John R. Dove .... fuel truck driver (uncredited)
Bill Hong .... driver: insert car (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Kevin Alakas .... assistant accountant
Jeff Albrecht .... set production assistant: Washington D.C. (as Jeff W. Albrecht)
Gerry Alfonso .... payroll accountant
Courtenay Bainbridge .... production secretary
Richard Baker .... set production assistant: Washington D.C. (as Richard W. Baker)
John 'Frenchie' Berger .... armorer (as Frenchie Berger)
John 'Frenchie' Berger .... gun handler (as Frenchie Berger)
Ted Borodaeff .... stand-in
Dmitri S. Boudrine .... adr loop group (as Demitri Boudrine)
Shelley A. Boylen .... production coordinator
Kathryn Buck .... script supervisor
Jen Carden .... photo double
Cathy Cavadini .... adr loop group (as Catherine Cavadini)
Jas Chima .... assistant: Mr. Ray (as Jasbunder C. Chima)
Rachel Clarke .... second assistant accountant
Richard Cutting .... photo double
Alix Davis .... location scout
Shanya Dejczak .... office production assistant
Sam Ennis .... key craft services
Evelyn S. Farkas .... set medic: Washington D.C.
Greg Finley .... adr loop group
Jeff Fischer .... adr loop group (as Jeffrey Todd Fischer)
Peggy Flood .... adr loop group
Chris Flynn .... office production assistant: Washington D.C.
Ginny Galloway .... assistant production coordinator: Washington D.C.
Rachel Gar-El .... stand-in: Caroline Dhavernas
Michael Glassman .... assistant: Mr. Newmyer
Wayne Godfrey .... on-set supervisor
Lisa Hagenmeyer .... assistant location manager: Washington D.C.
Barbara Harris .... adr group coordinator
Barbara Harris .... adr loop group (as Barbara Iley)
Lauren Hassard .... set medic
Brian Hegedus .... location assistant: Washington D.C.
Andy Hirsch .... adr loop group
David Holtz .... office production assistant
Christine Irons .... production secretary: Washington D.C.
Monique Jeter .... office production assistant: Washington D.C.
Douglas M. Jones .... set production assistant: Washington D.C. (as Doug Jones)
Alyssa Kling .... on-set tutor
Tim Kossa .... location assistant: Washington D.C.
Jennifer Kostuik .... asset coordinator
Candace Kunderman .... third assistant accountant
Aaron Michael Lacey .... photo double
Aaron Michael Lacey .... stand-in
Grace Ledding .... assistant: Mr Kroopf
Dahla MacKenna .... educational supervisor
Gabrielle Mahon .... production coordinator: Washington D.C.
Dylan Matlock .... set production assistant: Washington D.C.
Shaun M. McGovern .... assistant accountant: Washington D.C. (as Shaun McGovern)
Luis M. Mendoza .... assistant location manager: Boston
Ashleigh Millar .... key craft service
Kati Moore .... location production assistant
Melissa Morgan .... set production assistant: Washington D.C.
Jared Morrison .... photo double: Jonathan Watton
Jared Morrison .... stand-in: Tom Barnett
Louise Muskala .... assistant: Mr. Merims
John Nelles .... dialect coach
Matthew Dillon Noonan .... location assistant: Washington D.C.
David Christopher O'Neill .... location production assistant (as David O'Neill)
Eric M. O'Neill .... special consultant (as Eric O'Neill)
Jason Pace .... adr loop group
Adam Patterson .... production assistant
Richard Penn .... adr loop group
Jules Pereira .... assistant production coordinator: re-shoots (as Julie Pereira)
Monica Perez Gelbman .... accountant: post-production (as Monica Gelbman)
Mary Linda Phillips .... adr loop group
Karen Pidgurski .... unit publicist
Clare Piller .... product placement
Clare Piller .... rights and clearances
Jarrod Price .... assistant location manager
Peggy Pridemore .... location manager: Washington D.C.
Stephanie Puckett .... set production assistant: Washington D.C. (as Stephanie L. Puckett)
Billy Raum .... location production assistant: Washington D.C.
Noreen Reardon .... adr loop group
Shayla Reid .... set production assistant: Washington D.C.
Damien Saccani .... development executive
Luke Sandler .... assistant: Mr. Newmyer
Chris Santana .... set production assistant: Washington D.C.
Vernon Scott .... adr loop group
Todd Shannon Jr. .... water safety
Mallory Snyder .... production intern
Warner Strauss .... location manager: re-shoots
Joel Swetow .... adr loop group
Elaine Thurston .... production accountant
Michael Tough .... location manager
David Vogel .... set production assistant: Washington D.C. (as David M. Vogel)
Dan Walton .... payroll accountant: Washington D.C. (as D'Dan Walton)
Alison Waxman .... assistant production coordinator
Don Whatley .... stand-in
Ryan Williams .... assistant: Mr. Ray, Washington D.C.
Ruth Zalduondo .... adr loop group
Stephanie Lee Berger .... weapons handler (uncredited)
Al Cerullo .... helicopter pilot (uncredited)
Brian Dragonuk .... wrangler (uncredited)
Aaron Merrell .... director of production: SKE (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Robert F. Newmyer .... in memory of (as Bobby Newmyer)
Anthony A. Williams .... thanks (as Mayor Anthony A. Williams)
 

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Rated PG-13 for violence, sexual content and language
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After the opening scene, code quickly flashes and is reduced to the movie title. The scrolling code is a Linux procedure that mounts (connects to) networked data sources such as Unix, Windows and Novell file systems.See more »
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Crew or equipment visible: When Kate Burroughs and Eric O'Neill are talking near the end of the movie inside Hanssen's office. You can see a crew member making slight movements in a picture frame's reflection on the bookshelf.See more »
Quotes:
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John Ashcroft:[news clip] Sunday, the FBI successfully concluded an investigation to end a serious breach in the security of the United States. The arrest of Robert Hanssen, for espionage, should remind us all, every American should know, that our nation, our free society, is an international target, in a dangerous world.
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111 out of 161 people found the following review useful.
The best of the year to date, 16 February 2007
Author: tpibb from United States

The history behind the FBI and the CIA have always fascinated me and I have studied this history for many years. I am well aware of the story of Robert Hanssen, and had to see the film because of that. I had my doubts about it, being the avid movie-goer that I am that they would try to "Hollywood-ize" it too much, as is almost always the case when a true story hit the silver screen. This is not the case with "Breach".

Some of the things in the movie are stretched, as is always the case, but it still remains very loyal to the truth. "Breach" does a wonderful job of taking theses slightly exaggerated parts to increase the feeling of drama and suspense, and doing it the right way.

Another bright spot is Oscar Winner Chris Cooper's fantastic portrayal of Hanssen. Cooper does such a great job of capturing Hanssen's intimidation of young Eric O'Neill and his increasing paranoia. There is no doubt in my mind that Cooper's role is Oscar worthy. It would be a shame if he were not nominated.

This film is excellent from beginning to end and is without a doubt the best spy movie I have seen in ages. The film itself, like Chris Cooper, I believe is Oscar worthy.

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