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Under Fire

Under Fire ★★★½ 1983 (R)

Three foreign correspondents, old friends from the past working together, find themselves in Managua, witnessing the 1979 Nicaraguan revolution. In a job requiring objectivity, but a situation requiring taking sides, they battle with their ethics to do the job right. Fine performances, including Harris as a mercenary. Interesting view of American media and its political necessities. 128m/C VHS, DVD . Gene Hackman, Nick Nolte, Joanna Cassidy, Ed Harris, Richard Masur, Hamilton Camp, Jean-Louis Trintignant; D: Roger Spottiswoode; W: Clayton Frohman, Ron Shelton; C: John Alcott; M: Jerry Goldsmith.

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