almost 4 years
A relatively interesting true story with a great performance by Langella.
over 5 years
What great performances. I really want to watch the interview now.
Great reenactment, but it mostly made me want to go and watch the actual tapes.
Frost/Nixon is a 2008 historical drama film based on the 2006 play by Peter Morgan which dramatizes the Frost/Nixon interviews of 1977. The film was directed by Ron Howard and produced for Universal Pictures by Howard, Brian Grazer of Imagine Entertainment and Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner of Working Title Films, and received five Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Director.
The film reunites its original two stars from the West End and Broadway productions of the play - Michael Sheen as British television broadcaster David Frost and Frank Langella as former United States President Richard Nixon.
A series of news reports document the role of Richard Nixon in the 1972 Watergate scandal, prior to his 1974 resignation speech. Meanwhile, David Frost has finished recording an episode of his talk show in Australia and watches on television as Nixon leaves the White House.
A few weeks later in the London Weekend Television (LWT) central office, Frost...