The Good Shepherd is Robert De Niro’s second film as a director and depicts the early years of the CIA. Scripted by Eric Roth it stars Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie, De Niro, William Hurt, Joe Pesci, Billy Crudup and Alec Baldwin.
It could well be an contender this awards season and opens in the US on December 22nd and in the UK on January 19th.
> IMDb entry for The Good Shepherd
> Wikipedia entry for James Jesus Angleton (the real life inspiration for Matt Damon’s character in the film)
> Article on the editing of the film
> Plot Summary at Coming Soon
> Production stills at Coming Soon