Salvador

Salvador

Salvador

In an Academy Award-nominated performance, James Woods plays a second-rate journalist from the US who tries his luck in El Salvador during the 1980s military dictatorship in this historical thriller from Oscar-winning writer-director Oliver Stone (Platoon).

1986Rating: M, The content is moderate in impact123 minsUK, USA, Mexico
DramaThrillerHistorical

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

Salvador is a movie about real events as seen through the eyes of characters who have set themselves adrift from reality. That's what makes it so interesting.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

Stone takes gritty subject matter and hacks it into a perilous ride based on Boyle's life in Salvador. Showing the true, upsetting and harsh realities of which most of us try not to think of. Pure Oliver Stone.

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TV Guide

TV Guide

Caustic, vivid, and without question the best major film about recent conflicts in Latin America.

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Time Out

Time Out

The polemic may seem obvious and at times laboured, but the action sequences are brilliant, and the film does achieve a brutal, often very moving, power.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

It serves as testimony to the ghosts that continue to haunt such men as ex-senator Bob Kerrey.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

Woods delivers one of his all-time great performances and Stone demonstrates the sheer ambition, both thematic and filmic, that would become a career theme.

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