R | | Drama, Thriller
An ambitious reporter gets in way-over-his-head trouble while investigating a senator's assassination which leads to a vast conspiracy involving a multinational corporation behind every event in the world's headlines.
Prior to a film writers' strike, screenwriter David Giler was hired to do re-writes. Director Alan J. Pakula spent a large amount of time during the production shoot being involved with the film's re-writes.
You're enjoying yourself, aren't you.
Joseph Frady: You gotta admit, it's funny.
Bill Rintels: It makes me laugh, but I don't think it's funny.
Joseph Frady: What's that supposed to mean?
Bill Rintels: Have you ever laughed at a comedian when he pretended to stutter? There's nothing funny about a man who...
Senator Hammond is killed by three shots fired at very brief intervals. The slow-firing bolt action rifle left by Parallax for police to find would hardly be plausible as Hammond's murder weapon.
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