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The China Syndrome

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Original title
The China Syndrome
Running time
123 min.
United States United States
Mike Gray, T.S. Cook, James Bridges
James Crabe
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Columbia Pictures
Mystery | Journalism. Natural Disasters. Nuclear Holocaust
Synopsis / Plot
While doing a series of reports on alternative energy sources, an opportunistic reporter Kimberly Wells witnesses an accident at a nuclear power plant. Wells is determined to publicise the incident but soon finds herself entangled in a sinister conspiracy to keep the full impact of the incident a secret.
1979: 4 Nominations for Oscar: Actor (Lemmon), Actress (Fonda), Screenplay and Art Direction
1979: Golden Globes: 5 Nominations, including Best Film - Drama
1979: BAFTA Awards: Best Actor (Lemmon) & Actress (Fonda). 4 Nominations
1979: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
1979: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Best Original Drama Screenplay
1979: Cannes Film Festival: Best Actor (Jack Lemmon)
1979: David di Donatello Awards: Best Foreign Actor (Jack Lemmon)
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