Plot & Details
Tumultuous Beirut provides the setting for this political drama that centers on a world-weary, lazy American reporter who has been reluctantly assigned to cover the latest war between the PLO and the Christian Phalangists. He could care less about the conflict and sends in stories stolen from other hard-working journalists until he begins getting more involved and interested after he humiliates himself by interviewing a bogus PLO leader.
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 110min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 09/11/1987
- DVD Release Date: 06/03/2003
- Distributor(s): Skouras Pictures
- Director(s): Nathaniel Gutman, Richard Stroud
- Starring: Christopher Walken , Hywel Bennett , Marita Marschall , Arnon Zadok
- Themes: Redemption,Crisis of Conscience,Members of the Press
- Keywords: charity, con/scam, investigator, love, romance, journalism, political-intrigue, smuggling, terrorism, war, weapons
- Country of Origin: USA (09-11-1987)
- Language: English