The Listening (In Ascolto)
The Listening (In Ascolto) (2007)

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… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 1, 2007
DVD Release Date: November 27, 2007
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Robert Koehler

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

Tim Grierson
L.A. Weekly

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.

Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals

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.

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