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Product Overview

Nicaragua 1979: star photographer russel price covers the civil war against president somoza.

Specifications

Studio MGM
SKU 40156555
UPC 027616865755
UPC 14 00027616865755
Format DVD
Release Date 9/4/2001
Rating Rating
Keywords
Adventure
Politics
Theatrical Release
War
Editors Note
Note A pair of news correspondents chronicling the final days of the corrupt Samoza Regime in Nicaragua find themselves under fire from both sides. After an American news reporter is killed in Nicaragua, two of his fellow journalists choose to participate actively in the revolution. But as the Somoza power base falls, they must confront personal dilemmas concerning their relationship with each other and their loss of professional objectivity.
Plot Summary
Summary After an American news reporter is killed in Nicaragua, two of his fellow journalists choose to participate actively in the revolution. But as the Somoza power base falls, they must confront personal dilemmas concerning their relationship with each other and their loss of professional objectivity.
Reviews
Variety "...The best feature film to date on Nicaragua..." 09/07/1983
Wall Street Journal "[A] smart, engrossing drama....The cinematographer, John Alcott, was renowned for creating superb images with minimal lighting..." 03/06/2009
Directors
Roger Spottiswoode
Actors
Gene Hackman
Nick Nolte
Joanna Cassidy
Cast & Crew
Ed Harris - Actor
Gene Hackman - Actor
Joanna Cassidy - Actor
Nick Nolte - Actor
Roger Spottiswoode - Director
John Alcott - Director of Photography
Jerry Goldsmith - Musical Score
Jonathan T. Taplin - Producer
Anna Roth - Producer
Clayton Frohman - Story By
Ron Shelton - Writer
Technical Info
Original Release Date 1983
Catalog ID 1002364
UPC 00027616865755
Number of Discs 1
Running Time 128 minutes
Color Color
Original Language English
Available Subtitles French, Spanish
Available Audio Tracks English [CC], English, French Dubbed
Aspect Ratio
1.85:1
Awards
Oscar (1984) Jerry Goldsmith, Nominee, Best Music, Original Score
Golden Globe (1984) Jerry Goldsmith, Nominee, Best Music, Original Score,Gene Hackman, Nominee, Best Supporting Actor
Features
DVD, Widescreen, Aspect Ratio 1.85:1, Hi-fi Stereo, French, Spanish, Subtitled, Trailers
Quotes
The Hollywood Reporter A first-rate political action thriller!
Leonard Maltin's Movie & Video Guide One of those rare films that manages to combine real-life politics and realistic romance with a no-nonsense story.
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