About

A second-rate journalist from the US tries his luck in El Salvador during the military dictatorship in the 1980s.

7.5
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Directed by

Oliver Stone

Written by

Oliver Stone (Writer)
Rick Boyle (Writer)

Runtime

123 minutes

Country

United States of America, United Kingdom

Language

English

Tagline

Dateline: 1980, El Salvador. Correspondent: Richard Boyle, Photojournalist - Guatemala, Iran, Vietnam, Chile, Belfast, Lebanon, Cambodia...

Cast

Keywords

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Photos

Lists

#67 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen Oliver Stone

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role James Woods