Context of The men who stare at goats, Overture Films presents in association with Winchester Capital Management and BBC Films a Smokehouse/Paul Lister production ; director of photography, Robert Elswit ; executive producers, Barbara A. Hall, James Holt, Alison Owen, David M. Thompson ; produced by Paul Lister, George Clooney, Grant Heslov ; screenplay by Peter Straughan ; directed by Grant Heslov, (videorecording)