As two former students of a college professor (director Robert Redford) fight as soldiers in Afghanistan, the liberal educator tries to persuade a cynical young man (Andrew Garfield) to become more politically aware. Meanwhile, a hawkish U.S. senator (Tom Cruise) defends the "War on Terror" during an interview with a skeptical reporter (Meryl Streep) after the truth about a secret military operation is revealed. Michael Peña, Derek Luke co-star. 92 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: English DTS 5.1, French Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish; audio commentary; "making of" documentary; featurettes; theatrical trailer.