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Based on the memoirs of Valerie Plame Wilson (played in the movie by Naomi Watts), Fair Game follows the events that led to the covert CIA operative unexpectedly having her true identity publicly revealed. The disclosure happens after (because?) her husband (Sean Penn) writes a negative newspaper article about the Bush administration's investigation into weapons of mass destruction in Iraq.
Why Is Fair Game Rated PG-13?
Fair Game is rated PG-13 for some language.
Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Fair Game...
Violence: Newsreel footage of conflicts and bombing raids are shown. Characters are exposed to moments of peril in a war zone. A family sits inside their house while bombs explode nearby. A father and son hear gunshots being fired nearby. Individuals are also subjected to verbal threats.
Sexual Content: A married couple exchange brief mild sexual banter. They also embrace and kiss.
Language: Dialogue includes two strong sexual expletives, profanities, scatological slang, terms of Deity and the brief use of crude anatomical terms and derogatory name-calling.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters often drink in social settings. Men smoke cigarettes and cigars on several occasions.
Home Video Viewing Alternatives
Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to Fair Game.
Political thrillers offer plenty of intrigue and suspense. The events surrounding the shooting of the U.S. President is told from several different perspectives in the movie Vantage Point.Based on intelligence from former CIA agent Robert Baer, the R-rated Syriana discloses the back room politics involved in the potential merger of two US oil companies. A UN translator overhears a plot to kill Matobo’s controversial ruler in The Interpreter. The challenges of being a spy are also depicted in the movie Breach, which is based on the true story of a traitor amongst the ranks of the FBI.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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Details on home video releases of Fair Game...
Fair Game releases to DVD and Blu-ray on March 29, 2011, with the following bonus extra:
- Audio commentary with Valerie Plame Wilson and Joe Wilson.