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R| 1 hr. 50 min.

Plot Summary
Henry Hackett (Michael Keaton) is an editor at the New York Sun, a tabloid paper facing financial cuts. His pregnant wife, Martha (Marisa Tomei), pleads with him to get a more respectable job so he can spend more time with his family. Hackett is considering an offer from another paper, with fewer hours and higher pay, when he gets his hottest story in years. When this scoop leads to a burst of violence and a conflict with his new boss, Alicia (Glenn Close), he faces a startling moment of truth.

Cast: Michael Keaton , Glenn Close , Robert Duvall , Marisa Tomei , Randy Quaid , Jason Robards , Jason Alexander , Spalding Gray

Director: Ron Howard

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Argentina Video Home, Universal Pictures

The Paper (1994)

Release Date: May 1st, 1994|1 hr. 50 min.

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