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Good Night, and Good Luck [2005 film] by…

Good Night, and Good Luck [2005 film]

by George Clooney (Director), George Clooney (Screenwriter), Grant Heslov (Screenwriter)

Other authors: Patricia Clarkson (Actor), George Clooney (Actor), Jeff Daniels (Actor), Robert Downey, Jr. (Actor), Frank Langella (Actor)2 more, David Strathairn (Actor), Ray Wise (Actor)

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Clooney, GeorgeDirectorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Clooney, GeorgeScreenwritermain authorall editionsconfirmed
Heslov, GrantScreenwritermain authorall editionsconfirmed
Clarkson, PatriciaActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Clooney, GeorgeActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Daniels, JeffActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Downey, Robert, Jr.Actorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Langella, FrankActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Strathairn, DavidActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wise, RayActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Takes place in the 1950's America, during the early days of broadcast journalism. It chronicles the real-life conflict between television newsman Edward R. Murrow and Senator Joseph McCarthy and the House Un-American Activities Committee. With a desire to report the facts and enlighten the public, Murrow, and his dedicated staff - headed by his producer Fred Friendly and Joe Wershba in the CBS newsroom - defy corporate and sponsorship pressures to examine the lies and scaremongering tactics perpetrated by McCarthy during his communist 'witch-hunts'. A very public feud develops when the Senator responds by accusing the anchor of being a communist. In this climate of fear and reprisal, the CBS crew carries on and their tenacity will prove historic and monumental.… (more)

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