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A somewhat unstable executive at a nuclear plant uncovers evidence of a concealed accident and takes drastic steps to publicize the incident. Lemmon is excellent as the anxious exec, while Fonda and Douglas are scarcely less distinguished as a sympathetic TV journalist and camera operator, respectively. Tense, prophetic thriller that ironically preceded the Three Mile Island accident by just a few months. Produced by Douglas.

Sony Pictures Home Video, Sony Pictures Plz., 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232, Phone: (310)244-7306, Fax: (310)280-2485, URL: http://www.spe.sony.com, Remarks: Formerly Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment

Available on Running time 123 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Disaster Flicks, Meltdown, News at 11, Race Against Time, Rebel With a Cause, Corporate Shenanigans
Screenplay
James Bridges, Mike Gray, T.S. Cook
Cast
Jane Fonda, Jack Lemmon, Michael Douglas, Scott Brady, James Hampton, Peter Donat, Wilford Brimley, James Karen
Cinematography
James A. Crabe
Director
James Bridges
Producer
Michael Douglas, Columbia Pictures

Awards

British Acad. 1979: Actor (Lemmon), Actress (Fonda); Cannes 1979: Actor (Lemmon); Writers Guild 1979: Orig. Screenplay.

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