Burn After Reading (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Director: Ethan Coen
Starring: George Clooney, Frances McDormand, Brad Pitt
Osbourne Cox, a Balkan expert, is fired from the CIA, so he begins a memoir. His wife wants to divorce and expects her lover, Harry, a philandering State Department marshal, to leave his wife. A diskette falls out of a gym bag at Georgetown gym. Two employees there try to make them into cash: Linda, wants money for elective surgery, and Chad, an amiable goof. Information on the disc leads them to Osbourne who rejects their sales pitch, then they visit the Russian embassy. To sweeten the pot, they decide they need more Osbourne secrets. Meanwhile, Linda the head like her, and Harry's wife leaves for a book tour. All roads lead to Osbourne's house.