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Good Night, And Good Luck.


Release Date: October 7, 2005 (NY, LA, DC, SF, BOS; wider release: October 14)
Studio: Warner Independent Pictures
Director: George Clooney
Screenwriter: George Clooney, Grant Heslov
Starring: David Strathairn, George Clooney, Robert Downey Jr., Patricia Clarkson, Jeff Daniels, Tate Donovan, Ray Wise, Frank Langella
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: PG (for mild thematic elements and brief language)
Official Website: GoodNightAndGoodLuck.com
Review: 10/10 rating
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Plot Summary: "Good Night, And Good Luck." takes place during the early days of broadcast journalism in 1950's America. 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.

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