About

When Lou Bloom, desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.

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Directed by

Dan Gilroy

Written by

Dan Gilroy (Screenplay)
Warren Drummond (Storyboard)

Runtime

118 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The city shines brightest at night

Cast

Keywords

california los angeles home invasion car chase underground neo-noir journalism video camera tv station newsreel footage job interview cynicism stakeout sociopath ethics crime scene tv news employer employee relationship stringer police scanner news business

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Lists

#12 on The 50 Most Critically-Acclaimed Films of 2014 They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#407 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

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Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Original Screenplay