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Oliver Stone Explains the Personal Inspiration Behind 'Snowden'

VICE caught up with director Oliver Stone to talk about the controversial subject of his latest film.

by VICE Staff
Sep 13 2016, 2:00pm

On this episode of VICE Talks Film, VICE News reporter Jason Leopold sits down with Academy Award–winning director Oliver Stone, a filmmaker who never shies away from political controversy, to talk about his new biopic, Snowden. The director discusses exploring the personal story of Edward Snowden, the polarizing NSA whistleblower who leaked classified documents to the public, as well as the importance of privacy and the reforms his past films have brought about.