China Syndrome, The
PG | Thriller | Drama
Nominated for four Academy Awardsr including Best Actor and Actress (Jack Lemmon, Best Actor; Jane Fonda, Best Actress-1979), THE CHINA SYNDROME stars Jane Fonda, Jack Lemmon and Michael Douglas in the "superbly suspenseful, expertly crafted, entirely riveting" (Richard Schickel, Time) white-knuckle thriller that famously predicted Three Mile Island meltdown, a nuclear disaster that occurred just 12 days after the film's theatrical release. It started as just another assignment. Reporter Kimberly Wells (Jand Fonda) and cameraman Richard Adams (Michael Douglas) were covering the daily routine at a Los Angeles power plant when the unthinkable occurred - a nuclear accident that could have wiped out Southern California. And Richard caught it all on tape. When their TV station refuses to air the footage, Wells and Adams recruit plant supervisor Jack Godell (Jack Lemmon) to expose the terrifying truth: the facility is a ticking time bomb. But with millions of dollars at stake, company officials cannot let the story break. When the trio attempts to broadcast live from the plant's control room, the utility company does everything in its power to silence Godell permanently, as the world watches.
James Bridges
Jane Fonda Jack Lemmon Michael Douglas
DVD | Release Date 08/20/2013 | 122 Mins. | $9.98 | ID8606SPEDVD | 014381860627
Blu-ray Disc | Release Date 10/14/2014 | 122 Mins. | $17.97 | ID00134SPEBD | 014381001341
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