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The Parallax View (1974)

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Earl Hindman Earl Hindman
Deputy Red
William Joyce William Joyce
Senator Charles Carroll
Bill McKinney Bill McKinney
Parallax Assassin
Jo Ann Harris Jo Ann Harris
Chrissy - Frady's Girl
Ted Gehring Ted Gehring
Schecter - Hotel Clerk
Doria Cook-Nelson Doria Cook-Nelson
Gale from Salmontail
Jim Davis Jim Davis
George Hammond
Kenneth Mars Kenneth Mars
Former FBI Agent Will


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Robert Towne Robert Towne
uncredited


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Description: Directed by Alan J. Pakula (All the President's Men, Sophie's Choice), this is an excellent, paranoid thriller and a benchmark for films of this type from the 1970s. Warren Beatty (Bonnie and Clyde) plays Joseph Frady, an arrogant investigative reporter who witnesses the assassination of a United States senator and then discovers that other reporters who were on the scene are dying under mysterious circumstances. With the help of his editor (Hume Cronyn), Frady goes underground to infiltrate the Parallax Corporation, which uses mind control to train assassins. And Frady might be the next one in line to take a fall. Featuring a c ... (more)
Release date: 30 September 1974
UPC: 097360867077
Tags: Thriller (6), 1970s (5), Conspiracy (5), Murder (4), Paranoia (3), Usa (3), Politics (3), 1974 (3), Crime (3), Cover Up (2), Corruption (2), Journalist (2), Suspense (2), Money (2), Power (2), Twist (2), Surprise Ending (1), Death Of Friend (1), Seattle Space Needle (1)
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