The Listening (In Ascolto) (2007)





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A spy discovers a new tool of his trade has put an innocent woman in danger in this political thriller. In the late 1990's, the National Security Agency teams up with a computer software firm, Wendell Crenshaw, to implement a new surveillance technology called Echelon, which will allow intelligence operatives to tap into telephone systems (both cellular and land line) to watch and listen to nearly anyone they choose. Francesca (Maya Sansa), who works at an art gallery in Italy, one day finds a … More

Rating: R (adult situations/language)
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense
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On DVD: Nov 27, 2007
Medusa Film



as James Wagley

as Francesca Savelli

as Gianni Longardo

as Anthony Ashe

as Phillip Kovacs
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All Critics (3) | Top Critics (2)

The important and intriguing issue of classified global audio surveillance of private citizens is all but garbled in The Listening.

Full Review… | December 14, 2006
Top Critic

The Listening isn't really a thriller -- it's mostly a droning conspiracy theory dressed up in moderately exotic locales, high-tech jargon and a moralizing spying-is-wrong message.

Full Review… | December 14, 2006
L.A. Weekly
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It has the earmarks of a lavish, high budget production for an all-star cast but the way it's done reminds me of the first time I tried to get up on skis.

Full Review… | January 2, 2007
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