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Wrong Is Right

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Time Out says

Perhaps the oddest major Hollywood feature of 1982. Veering wildly between a quite well-written satire on the contemporary American political scene and a very ham-fisted nuclear blackmail thriller, its sheer eccentricity is quite engaging. Connery is excellent as a superstar TV reporter, but he deserves a better plot; and the adulation his character receives from Arab leaders seems as ridiculous as his network's apparently effortless ability to transmit live anywhere, any time. Writer/director Brooks is on stronger ground when tilting at the extraordinary contradictions in America's political morality, but his one major coup is to demonstrate just how good a TV performer Connery could indeed be.
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Release Details

  • Duration:118 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Richard Brooks
  • Screenwriter:Richard Brooks
  • Cast:
    • Sean Connery
    • George Grizzard
    • Robert Conrad
    • Katharine Ross
    • GD Spradlin
    • John Saxon
    • Henry Silva
    • Leslie Nielsen
    • Robert Webber
    • Rosalind Cash
    • Hardy Krüger
    • Dean Stockwell
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