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Good Night, and Good Luck

Stylish drama set in 1950s America. TV reporter Ed Murrow (David Strathairn) takes a stand against the leader of the decade's anti-Communist witch-hunt, Senator Joseph McCarthy.

Star reporter Ed Murrow watches in dismay as Senator Joe McCarthy adopts underhand tactics in his effort to rid America of a perceived Communist threat. But when people are unjustly forced out of their jobs, Murrow realises he has to take a stand, with far-reaching consequences for everyone he works with.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sat 10 Aug 2013 00:05

Credits

Role Contributor
Director George Clooney
Sig Mickelson Jeff Daniels
Edward R Murrow David Strathairn
Natalie Alex Borstein
Mili Lerner Rose Abdoo
Jesse Zousmer Tate Donovan
John Aaron Reed Diamond
Eddie Scott Matt Ross
Shirley Wershba Patricia Clarkson
Joe Wershba Robert Downey Jr
Fred Friendly George Clooney
Palmer Williams Tom McCarthy
Don Hollenbeck Ray Wise
William Paley Frank Langella
Writer George Clooney
Writer Grant Heslov
Producer Grant Heslov
Director of photography Robert Elswit

Broadcasts

  • Sun 25 Jan 2009 22:30
  • Sun 25 Jan 2009 23:30
  • Mon 26 Jan 2009 00:00
  • Wed 11 Nov 2009 23:50
  • Sat 23 Jun 2012 23:30
  • Fri 9 Aug 2013 23:05
  • Sat 10 Aug 2013 00:05