R | | Biography, Drama
The story of Christine Chubbuck, a 1970s TV reporter struggling with depression and professional frustrations as she tries to advance her career.
Throughout the film, Mike keeps insisting that everybody "learn the Akais". Akai (now defunct) was one of the pioneers in the transitions from film to video in the early 1970's. With film being so expensive it gave news stations the cheaper option ... ...
You were smoking pot! I HATE it when you smoke pot!
Though the movie suggests that Christina was avoiding the ovary surgery, the real-life Christine had her one bad ovary removed a year prior to her suicide.
End credits end in a white screen with a beep tone.
$13,418 (USA) (16 October 2016)
$298,484 (USA) (6 January 2017)