Director Clint Eastwood's take on FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, played by Leonardo DiCaprio, is humanizing and balanced. The story is "told" to viewers by an old Hoover dictating his life story to young FBI stenographers. Naomi Watts (below) portrays Helen Gandy, Hoover's loyal secretary for 54 years.

Director Clint Eastwood's take on FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, played by Leonardo DiCaprio, is humanizing and balanced. The story is "told" to viewers by an old Hoover dictating his life story to young FBI stenographers. Naomi Watts (below) portrays Helen Gandy, Hoover's loyal secretary for 54 years.