Main basse sur la TV

Release Date:
Nov 27, 1976
MPAA Rating:
R
Running Time:
2:01
Genre:
Comedy Drama
Director:
Sidney Lumet
Cast:
Faye Dunaway Diana Christensen
Peter Finch Howard Beale
William Holden Max Schumacher
Robert Duvall Frank Hackett
Beatrice Straight Louise Schumacher
Wesley Addy Nelson Chaney
Ned Beatty Arthur Jensen
Arthur Burghardt Great Ahmed Kahn
Bill Burrows TV Director
John Carpenter George Bosch
Jordan Charney Harry Hunter
Producers:
Howard Gottfried
Writers:
Paddy Chayefsky
Language:
English

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Main basse sur la TV

In this lauded satire, veteran news anchorman Howard Beale discovers that he's being put out to pasture, and he's none too happy about it. After threatening to shoot himself on live television, instead he launches into an angry televised rant, which turns out to be a huge ratings boost for the UBS network. This stunt allows ambitious producer Diana Christensen to develop even more outrageous programming, a concept that she takes to unsettling extremes.

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