The focal character is Edward Wilson (a convincingly dark and genuine Matt Damon), an artistic researcher from a recognized WASP family, who turns into an individual from the world’s most elite mystery society, Skull and Bones, while an understudy at Yale. Situated to some degree on the celebrated around the world superspook and counterintelligence master James Jesus Angleton (however much saner), Wilson is selected for the recently shaped OSS by Roosevelt’s insight counselor, Bill Sullivan (a daintily camouflaged adaptation of Major General ‘Wild Bill’ Donovan, played by De Niro).
Sullivan clarifies that the association is to be controlled by individuals from the WASP foundation. No Jews, blacks or Catholics, aside from himself, however a couple people from the lower requests may be locked in to do the filthy work – tormenting suspects or executing troublesome society. In fact, we see such errands did by an Italian-American sergeant (John Turturro) doled out to be Wilson’s associate in London.