This film is based on David Ignatius's novel of the same name.
Russel Crowe gained 50 pounds in preparation for this film.
The Manchester scenes were filmed on actual streets in the USA, and any overly "American" curbside items (like certain fire hydrants) were hidden by dropping bottom-less slatted metal trash cans over them and then adding prop "English" rubbish; however, extras and crew unaware of this subtle artful touch continuously filled the apparently-normal-looking receptacles with their own trash. Between filming sessions, rueful set dressers would have to remove a foot-high layer of discarded plastic water bottles (and then reset and fluff the "official" rubbish).
Body of Lies 2008
10 Oct 2008 ● English ● 2 hrs 8 mins
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