Snowden film 'almost killed' by self-censorship

It was the largest data leak in United States history, fueling a firestorm over the issue of mass surveillance that resonated with Americans and ignited around the world. Oliver Stone’s hotly-anticipated “Snowden” tells the story of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden in dramatic form for the first time — but the movie almost never made it to theaters. It was definitely… self-censorship,” Stone, 69, told San Diego fan convention Comic-Con International on Thursday.

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