About

The story of journalist Edward R. Murrow's stand against Senator Joseph McCarthy's anti-communist witch-hunts in the early 1950s.

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Directed by

George Clooney

Written by

George Clooney (Screenplay)
Grant Heslov (Screenplay)

Runtime

93 minutes

Country

Japan, United States of America, United Kingdom, France

Language

English

Tagline

They took on the Government with nothing but the truth.

Cast

Keywords

based on a true story politician 1950s government communist anti-communism political activism telecaster mccarthyism tv news anchor government witch hunt

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Lists

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

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Cinematography Robert Elswit

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Directing George Clooney

Oscar nomination for Best Motion Picture of the Year

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Art Direction