Joe Frady is a determined reporter who often needs to defend his work from colleagues. After the assassination of a prominent U.S. senator, Frady begins to notice that reporters present during the assassination are dying mysteriously. After getting more involved in the case, Frady begins to realize that the assassination was part of a conspiracy somehow involving the Parallax Corporation, an enigmatic training institute. He then decides to enroll for the Parallax training himself to discover the truth. Written by
Philip Brubaker <firstname.lastname@example.org>
As American as apple pie.
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Did You Know?
This is one of a trilogy of thrillers directed by Alan J. Pakula, along with Klute
(1971) and All the President's Men
(1976). This was the only one not released by Warner Bros. Pictures and the only one to not win any Academy Awards or nominations. See more
During the chase, right up until Joseph Frady crashes his stolen police car, the driver of his car is wearing a wide-brimmed sheriff's hat. He crashes with the hat, but gets out of the car hat-less. See more
We're in the business of reporting the news, not creating it.
Written by Henry Mancini
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