THE PARALLAX VIEW, poster art, 1974
Directed by Alan Pakula
Written by David Giler, Lorenzo Semple Jr., Robert Towne (uncredited) Based on a novel by Loren Singer
Starring: Warren Beatty, Paula Prentiss, Hume Cronyn, William Daniels
Tagline: There is no conspiracy. Just 12 people dead.
Trivia: The original script was written with a police officer as the protagonist, at Warren Beatty's insistence the character was rewritten as an investigative reporter.
Watching The Parallax View will induce paranoia. You can have your Hunger Games dystopia and Zombie Apocalypse fantasies. Reality is more terrifying.
With Alan Pakula's expert direction, stunning cinematography from Gordon Willis, and Warren Beatty's convincing performance, The Parallax View takes you into deepest, darkest strata of the military-industrial complex.…