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Friday, May 22, 2009

Rent it!

Nixon :"When the president does it, that means it's not illegal."

Frost/Nixon is a 2008 historical drama film based on the eponymous play by Peter Morgan which dramatizes the Frost/Nixon interviews of 1977. The film version was directed by Ron Howard and produced by Brian Grazer of Imagine Entertainment and Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner ofWorking Title Films for Universal Studios.

The film reunites its original two stars from the West End and Broadway productions of the play, Michael Sheen as British televisionbroadcaster David Frost and Frank Langella as former United States President Richard Nixon. Filming began on August 27, 2007. The film was first released at the London Film Festival on October 15, 2008, before expanding to a wider release in the U.S. on January 23, 2009. The film received generally favorable reviews and grossed US$27 million worldwide prior to its release on home video on April 21, 2009.

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