Tony Gilroy's Tangled Universe
From the Bourne films to Michael Clayton, Beirut's screenwriter creates characters whose internal conflicts match the political ones they must confront.
Lebanon Held Hostage
The kidnapping at the center of Brad Anderson's film Beirut highlights the real abductions that occurred over a decade in Lebanon.
Beirut's Golden Age
When Beirut's protagonist (Jon Hamm) returns to war-torn Lebanon in 1982, he still remembers a time a decade before when the city was the Paris of the Middle East
Danger is Everywhere
Beirut joins the tradition of politically savvy, smart international thrillers, like Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and The Year of Living Dangerously