The Front

The Front

1976 ‧ Drama/Historical period drama ‧ 1h 35m

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    The Front - 1976 ‧ Drama/Historical period drama ‧ 1h 35m
  • Initial release
    USA
  • Director
    Martin Ritt
  • Screenplay
    Walter Bernstein
  • Cinematography
    Michael Chapman
The Front Profiles
  • About

    In the 1950s, restaurant cashier Howard Prince (Woody Allen) is apathetic toward the politics around him. When a blacklisted screenwriter (Michael Murphy) asks Howard to sell a script under his own name, Howard sees an opportunity to make a profit and becomes a "front" for several blacklisted writers. But after he witnesses the social destruction of a comedian (Zero Mostel), Howard sees the corruption of McCarthyism and decides to do something to make a difference. …

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    The Front - 1976 ‧ Drama/Historical period drama ‧ 1h 35m
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