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The Front

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Directed by Martin Ritt
United States, 1976
Comedy, Drama

Synopsis

In the early 1950s Howard Prince, who works in a restaurant, helps out a black-listed writer friend by selling a TV station a script under his own name. The money is useful in paying off gambling debts, so he takes on three more such clients.

Synopsis

In the early 1950s Howard Prince, who works in a restaurant, helps out a black-listed writer friend by selling a TV station a script under his own name. The money is useful in paying off gambling debts, so he takes on three more such clients.

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The FrontDirected byMartin Ritt

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Awards & Festivals

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Academy Awards
1977 | Nominee: Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
National Board of Review
1976 | Winner: Top Ten Films
BAFTA Awards
1978 | Nominee: Best Supporting Actor
Writers Guild of America
1977 | Nominee: Best Drama Written Directly for the Screen (Screen)

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