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The falcon and the snowman

Author: Gabriel KatzkaJohn SchlesingerSteven ZaillianTimothy HuttonSean PennAll authors
Publisher: Stamford, CT. : Vestron Video, [1985]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on the true-life story of Christopher Boyce and Daulton Lee, boyhood friends. In their early twenties, Boyce has just quit the seminary and taken a job at TRW where he soon has access to the company's top-secret defense files, including evidence of the CIA's tampering with elections overseas. Lee is a runaway, paroled heroin addict. The ideological disillusionment of one and the greed and need for excitement  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Spy films
Biographical films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Named Person: Robert Lindsey
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Gabriel Katzka; John Schlesinger; Steven Zaillian; Timothy Hutton; Sean Penn; Richard Dysart; Pat Hingle; Lori Singer; David Suchet; Pat Metheny; Lyle Mays; Richard Marden; Allen Daviau; Robert Lindsey; Hemdale Film Corporation.; Orion Pictures.; Vestron Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 12271020
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1984.
Based on the book by Robert Lindsey.
Credits: Original music, Pat Metheny, Lyle Mays ; editor, Richard Marden ; director of photography, Allen Daviau.
Cast: Timothy Hutton, Sean Penn, Richard Dysart, Pat Hingle, Lori Singer, David Suchet.
Target Audience: Rated R.
Description: 1 videocassette (131 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: an Orion Pictures release ; Gabriel Katzka and Hemdale present a John Schlesinger film ; screenplay by Steven Zaillian ; produced by Gabriel Katzka and John Schlesinger ; directed by John Schlesinger.
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Based on the true-life story of Christopher Boyce and Daulton Lee, boyhood friends. In their early twenties, Boyce has just quit the seminary and taken a job at TRW where he soon has access to the company's top-secret defense files, including evidence of the CIA's tampering with elections overseas. Lee is a runaway, paroled heroin addict. The ideological disillusionment of one and the greed and need for excitement of the other lead them to sell secrets to the Russians. As they proceed, the stakes get higher and the risks larger. -- Summary adapted from container.

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