The ‘outrageous’ 40-year-old film that predicted the future

 

When Network was released in November 40 years ago, the poster warned audiences to prepare themselves “for a perfectly outrageous motion picture”. The film was written by Paddy Chayevsky (Marty, The Hospital) and directed by Sidney Lumet (Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon), both of whom made their names in television in the 1950s, and both of whom believed that the industry, and the world, had been in decline ever since [ . . . ]

Source: BBC – Culture – The ‘outrageous’ 40-year-old film that predicted the future

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