Salvador

United States, 1986

Film
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Seduced by the lure of cheap drink, drugs and sex, an experienced photo- journalist goes with his friend to El Salvador in the early 1980s. Once there they see the turmoil and brutality of the country as it is being destroyed by the conflict, and learn of American involvement. Largely based on the experiences of Richard Boyle, a photo-journalist there in the 1980s. Stars James Woods, James Belushi and Michael Murphy.

Credits

production company

Hemdale Film Corporation

co-producer

Gerald Green

Oliver Stone

Duration

01:58:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1986

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302405

Language

English

Audience classification

MA

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Boyle, Richard

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Journalism

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → El Salvador

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

History → Boyle, Richard

History → History

People → Boyle, Richard

People → Romero, Oscar A.(Oscar Arnulfo), 1917-1980

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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