In this scathing satire of the business of television, over-the-hill newsman Howard Beale's (an Oscar-winning Peter Finch) televised rant after being summarily dismissed from the anchor desk immediately transforms him into a prophet-like media figureand the focus of a new sensationalized broadcast. Oscars also went to writer Paddy Chayefsky, Beatrice Straight and Faye Dunaway. William Holden, Robert Duvall co-star. 121 min. Standard and Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digitalstereo; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish; production notes; trivia; theatrical trailer.