Frost/Nixon Blu Ray|
The 2008 historical drama film, Frost/Nixon is based upon Peter Morgan's play of the same name, which dramatises the 1977 televised interviews between journalist David Frost and former US President Richard Nixon. For three years after being removed from office, Nixon remained quiet, but in summer 1977, he sat down with Frost for an exclusive interview to confront questions about his time as President and about the Watergate Scandal, to which he never offered a public apology. The interview was a surprisingly honest and truthful exchange between a man who had lost everything and another who had a lot to gain. This film treats viewers to a recreation of this landmark interview and the deals, negotiations and secrets that led up to the event.from£3.51 | RRP:
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Please note this is a region B Blu-Ray and will require a region B or region free Blu-Ray player in order to play From Academy Award®-winning director Ron Howard (The Da Vinci Code Apollo 13) comes the electrifying untold story behind one of the most unforgettable moments in history When disgraced President Richard Nixon agreed to an interview with jet-setting television personality David Frost he thought he&39;d found the key to saving his tarnished legacy But with a name to make and a reputation to overcome Frost became one of Nixon&39;s most formidable adversaries and engaged the leader in a charged battle of wits that changed the face of politics forever Featuring brilliant portrayals by Frank Langella and Michael Sheen FrostNixon is the fascinating and suspenseful story of truth accountability secrets and lies Actors Michael Sheen Frank Langella Kevin Bacon Sam Rockwell Matthew Macfadyen Toby Jones Oliver Platt Rebecca Hall & Patty McCormack Director Ron Howard Certificate 15 years and over Year 2008 Screen Widescreen 2351 Anamorphic Languages English - Dolby Digital (51)
Based on Peter Morgan's stage play, Ron Howard directs this dramatised account of the 1977 TV interviews between scandalised former President Richard Nixon and British talk-show host David Frost. Three years after the Watergate scandal that led to his demise, former president Richard Nixon (Frank Langella) sat down with Frost (Michael Sheen) to discuss, for the first and only time, the details of his term in the White House and his spectacular fall from grace. With the famously steely Nixon confident that he could come out tops in the encounter, and Frost's side questioning whether this was a step too far, media commentators prepared themselves for a PR exercise. But when the interviews got underway, observers were astonished when both men abandoned their usual stances, and chose to conduct an open, honest and frank exchange of views, covering all the areas of concern that had previously remained off-limits. In addition to covering the interviews themselves, the film also traces the difficulties that had to be overcome, and egos that had to massaged, before the historic events could finally take place.
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