- Frost/Nixon (film)
name = Frost/Nixon
producer = Ron Howard
Brian Grazer Tim Bevan Eric Fellner
writer = Screenplay:
Frank Langella Michael Sheen
cinematography = Salvadore Totino
Daniel P. Hanley Mike Hill
production design =
15 October 2008(London Film Festival)
December 5, 2008[limited]
January 9, 2009
runtime = 122 minutes
language = English
budget = $30 million
imdb_id = 0870111
"Frost/Nixon" is a 2008
drama filmbased upon the play of the same name by Peter Morgan. The film version is directed by Ron Howardand produced by Brian Grazerof Imagine Entertainmentand Tim Bevanand Eric Fellnerof Working Title Filmsfor Universal Pictures. The film reunites its original two stars from the London and Broadway productions of the play, Frank Langellaas former US President Richard Nixonand Michael Sheenas British TV broadcaster David Frost. Filming began on August 27, 2007.
The film focuses on a series of interviews that
David Frost( Michael Sheen) conducted with Richard Nixon( Frank Langella) in 1977.
Frank Langellaas Richard Nixon
Michael Sheenas David Frost
Kevin Baconas Jack Brennan
Oliver Plattas Bob Zelnick
Sam Rockwellas James Reston Jr.
Matthew Macfadyenas John Birt
Toby Jonesas Swifty Lazar
Andy Milderas Frank Gannon
Other personalities depicted in the film include
Diane Sawyer, Tricia Nixon, Michael York, Hugh Hefner, and Raymond Price.
The film will have its world premiere on October 15, 2008 as the opening film of the 52nd annual
London Film Festival.cite news|author= Staff writer|title= The Times BFI London Film Festival|url= http://www.movingpicturesmagazine.com/Default.aspx?DN=c049ff6b-f947-4ec3-86c8-17005d4ebc46&month=10&year=2008|work= Moving Pictures Magazine|accessdate= 2008-09-05] It will be released in selected theaters in the United States on December 5, 2008 before a wider national release. [cite news | url=http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117983222.html | title=2008 awards season shaping up | author=Pamela McClintock | publisher=Variety | date= 2008-03-31| accessdate=2008-04-01 ] It will go on general release in the United Kingdom from January 9, 2009.
* [http://www.frostnixon.net/ Official website]
* [http://www.universalpicturesawards.com/ Universal Pictures Awards]
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