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Broadcast News is a american film of genre Drama directed by James L. Brooks released in USA on 16 december 1987 with William Hurt

Broadcast News (1987)

Broadcast News
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Released in USA 16 december 1987
Length 2h13
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Comedy,    Comedy-drama,    Romantic comedy,    Romance
Rating71% 3.5979553.5979553.5979553.5979553.597955

Broadcast News is a 1987 romantic comedy-drama film written, produced and directed by James L. Brooks. The film concerns a virtuoso television news producer (Holly Hunter), who has daily emotional breakdowns, a brilliant yet prickly reporter (Albert Brooks) and his charismatic but far less seasoned rival (William Hurt). It also stars Robert Prosky, Lois Chiles, Joan Cusack, and Jack Nicholson (billed only in the end credits) as the evening news anchor.

Synopsis

The film revolves around three characters who work in television news. Jane Craig (Hunter) is a talented, neurotic producer whose life revolves around her work. Jane's best friend and frequent collaborator, Aaron Altman (Brooks), is a gifted writer and reporter ambitious for on-camera exposure who is secretly in love with Jane. Tom Grunick (Hurt), a local news anchorman who until recently was a sports anchorman, is likeable and telegenic, but lacks news experience and knows that he was only hired for his good looks and charm. He is attracted to Jane, although he is also intimidated by her skills and intensity.

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