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Broadcast news / Twentieth Century Fox presents ; a Gracie Films production ; a film by James L. Brooks ; co-producer, Penney Finkelman Cox ; executive producer, Polly Platt ; written, directed, and produced by James L. Brooks.

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Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (132 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2009]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1987.
Special features: scene selection ; original theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Michael Ballhaus ; costume designer, Molly Maginnis ; music, Bill Conti ; casting, Ellen Chenoweth ; editor, Richard Marks ; production designer, Charles Rosen.
Participant or Performer Note:
William Hurt, Albert Brooks, Holly Hunter, Robert Prosky, Lois Chiles, Joan Cusack, Jack Nicholson.
Summary, etc.:
Romantic triangle set in the world of television news. Tom Grunick is the perfect modern anchorman. He's got the smooth charm and handsome good looks that America loves. Jane Craig is the brilliant hot-shot producer, committed to fighting the trend toward flashy, style-over-substance "personality" news, whose job it now is to make Tom look like a newsman. Aaron Altman is the dedicated reporter, utterly devoid of on-camera charisma, who's jealous and resentful of Tom's instant success both on camera with the public and off camera with Jane.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R CHV rating 14A OFRB rating: AA.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation, NTSC; Dolby Digital Dolby surround 2.0, mono., single layer.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
This disc is copy protected.
Language Note:
Dialogue in English (2.0) and French (mono.) with optional subtitles in English and Spanish; closed-captioned.
Subject: Broadcast journalism > Washington (D.C.) > Drama.
Television journalists > Washington (D.C.) > Drama.
Women television producers and directors > Washington (D.C.) > Drama.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) > Drama.
Periodismo > Washington (D.C.) > Teatro.
Televisión > Producción y dirección > Teatro.
Relaciones humanas > Teatro.
Washington (D.C.) > Drama.
Genre: Comedy films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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