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Under Fire (1983)

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Format: DVD
Sku: 40156555
UPC: 027616865755
UPC 14: 00027616865755
Category Keywords: Adventure  Politics  Theatrical Release  War
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Nicaragua 1979: star photographer russel price covers the civil war against president somoza.

"A first-rate political action thriller!  The Hollywood Reporter
"One of those rare films that manages to combine real-life politics and realistic romance with a no-nonsense story.  Leonard Maltin's Movie & Video Guide

Editor's 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.
Features
Video Features DVD, Widescreen, Aspect Ratio 1.85:1, Hi-fi Stereo, French, Spanish, Subtitled, Trailers
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Release Information
Video Mfg Name Studio: MGM
Video Release Date Release Date: 9/4/2001
Video Play Time Running Time: 128 minutes
Video Release Year Original Release Date: 1983
Video CategoryId Catalog ID: 1002364
Video UPC UPC: 00027616865755
Video Number of Discs Number of Discs: 1

Audio & Video
Video Original Language Original Language: English
Video Audio Spec Available Audio Tracks: English [CC], English, French Dubbed
Video Subtitle Available Subtitles: French, Spanish
Video Color Spec Video: Color

Aspect Ratio
Video Aspect Ratio 1.85:1
Cast & Crew
Video Cast Info Ed Harris
Video Cast Info Gene Hackman
Video Cast Info Joanna Cassidy
Video Cast Info Nick Nolte
Video Cast Info Roger Spottiswoode - Director
Video Cast Info John Alcott - Director of Photography
Video Cast Info Jerry Goldsmith - Musical Score
Video Cast Info Jonathan T. Taplin - Producer
Video Cast Info Anna Roth - Producer
Video Cast Info Clayton Frohman - Story By
Video Cast Info Ron Shelton - Writer
Plot 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.

Awards


Oscar (1984)
   Video Award Name Jerry Goldsmith, Nominee, Best Music, Original Score

Golden Globe (1984)
   Video Award Name Jerry Goldsmith, Nominee, Best Music, Original Score
   Video Award Name Gene Hackman, Nominee, Best Supporting Actor

Professional 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

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