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Shattered Glass

PG-13| 1 hr. 35 min.

Plot Summary
Young hotshot journalist Stephen Glass (Hayden Christensen) puts on a good show for his adoring editor, Michael Kelly (Hank Azaria), but admits deep insecurities to his fellow writer, Caitlin Avey (Chloë Sevigny). When Glass begins turning in outrageous stories, his popularity skyrockets, but rival journalist Charles Lane (Peter Sarsgaard) becomes suspicious as to their factual accuracy, and eventually discovers that Glass has been fabricating many of his sources.

Cast: Hayden Christensen , Peter Sarsgaard , Chloë Sevigny , Rosario Dawson , Melanie Lynskey , Steve Zahn , Hank Azaria , Cas Anvar

Director: Billy Ray

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Lionsgate Films

Shattered Glass (2003)

Release Date: October 31st, 2003|1 hr. 35 min.

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  • The film never digs deep enough into the pressures on Glass from his family, his peers and himself to achieve psychological depth. But as an inside look into the hothouse of journalism, it's dynamite. show more

  • An impressively compelling film. show more

  • You get the sense that there's probably more to the story than you get here. But the movie's moral will soon be indelible: You just can't fake it in the Internet age. show more

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