The Silent Man

The story of W. Mark Felt, the retired FBI man who admitted he was the famous anonymous “Deep Throat” source. Felt was the shadowy insider who aided Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Ber… more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

September, 2017

Cast more cast

Liam Neeson

Mark Felt
Diane Lane

Audrey Felt
Maika Monroe

Tony Goldwyn

Ed Miller
Kate Walsh

Pat
Josh Lucas

Charlie Bates

DIRECTOR

Peter Landesman

Screenwriter

Peter Landesman

Companies

Sony Pictures Classics & 6 more

Rating MPAA

Not Available

Storyline

The story of W. Mark Felt, the retired FBI man who admitted he was the famous anonymous “Deep Throat” source. Felt was the shadowy insider who aided Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein in exposing the Nixon administration’s role in the Watergate and its cover-up.

Drama Thriller Spy

Trivia & Production Notes

  • Based on a true story.
  • Per Hollywood Reporter (11/3/15), Felt will be seen as someone disheartened that the organization he works for is involved in cover-up but also who is torn apart as he leaks information. It is also being described as a spy thriller.
  • FBI agent Charlie Bates discovers that FBI Deputy Director Mark Felt is leaking classified information on the Watergate investigation and is conflicted about whether to destroy his mentor or protect him.
Also Known As
  • Mark Felt Project
  • Felt

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