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3.5
327 Ratings

The Front

Directed by Martin Ritt
United States, 1976
Comedy, Drama

Synopsis

In the early 1950s Howard Prince, who works in a restaurant, helps out a black-listed writer friend by selling a TV station a script under his own name. The money is useful in paying off gambling debts, so he takes on three more such clients.

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The Front Directed by Martin Ritt

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1977 | Nominee: Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

National Board of Review

1976 | Winner: Top Ten Films

BAFTA Awards

1978 | Nominee: Best Supporting Actor

Writers Guild of America

1977 | Nominee: Best Drama Written Directly for the Screen (Screen)

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