Salvador Poster

Release Date: March 5th, 1986

DVD Release Date: June 5th, 2001

R|1 hr 57 min

Plot Summary
Unable to find work in America because of his penchant for booze and drugs, photojournalist Richard Boyle (James Woods) heads to El Salvador with his DJ friend Doctor Rock (James Belushi) to see if he can get a gig covering the country's ongoing civil war. Boyle decides it's time to flee the country when the violence escalates to a level that even he is uncomfortable with, but his relationship with an El Salvadorian woman (Elpidia Carrillo) complicates matters.

Cast: James Woods, Jim Belushi, Michael Murphy, John Savage, Elpidia Carrillo, Tony Plana, Colby Chester, Cynthia Gibb

Director: Oliver Stone

Genres: Docudrama

Keywords: Forbidden love, Love interest, 1980s, Escape, Dark, Intense, Gritty


Nominated Writing (Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen)
Nominated Actor in a Leading Role