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"Network" (also known as "Quinto potere") is a Drama film directed by Sidney Lumet, released in the USA on November 27 of 1976 . Faye Dunaway is starring, alongside William Holden, Peter Finch, Robert Duvall, Wesley Addy and Ned Beatty.

"NETWORK"... the humanoids, the love story, the trials and tribulations, the savior of television, the attempted suicides, the assassination -- it's ALL coming along with a galaxy of stars you know and love!

Who directed "Network":

Network was directed by Sidney Lumet, an American director, producer, writer, and actor.

Before directing Network, Sidney Lumet had directed Dog Day Afternoon, released in 1975, Murder on the Orient Express (1974), Lovin' Molly (1974), Serpico (1973), The Offence (1972), and The Anderson Tapes (1971). Since, he directed Equus, released in 1977, The Wiz (1978), Just Tell Me What You Want (1980), Prince of the City (1981), Deathtrap (1982), and The Verdict (1982).

What was the release date of "Network":

Network was initally released in the United States on Saturday, November 27, 1976.. This was forty-two (42) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, November 23, 1977 in France; Thursday, March 10, 1977 in Germany; Friday, November 04, 1977 in Italy; Thursday, February 17, 1977 in Australia and on Saturday, January 29, 1977 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "Network":

At the casting of Network we find Faye Dunaway, previously seen in Three Days of the Condor (1975) and The Towering Inferno (1974); William Holden (The Towering Inferno (1974), Open Season (1974)); Peter Finch (The Abdication (1974), Lost Horizon (1973)) [ more... ]

  • Faye Dunaway and William Holden can also be seen in The Towering Inferno, released in 1974.
  • Faye Dunaway and Ed Crowley also worked together in Three Days of the Condor, released in 1975.
  • Ned Beatty and Robert Duvall also appeared in Casting By, released in 2012.
  • Paul Jenkins and Faye Dunaway can both be seen in Chinatown, released in 1974.

What is the Storyline of "Network":

Howard Beale (Peter Finch), the longtime anchor of the Union Broadcasting System's UBS Evening News, learns from the news division president Max Schumacher (William Holden) that he has just two more weeks on the air because of declining ratings. The two old friends get roaring drunk and lament the state of their industry. The following night, Beale announces on live television that he will commit suicide on next Tuesday's broadcast. UBS fires him after this incident, but Schumacher intervenes so that [...]

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