Veteran photojournalist Richard Boyle was once a promising journalist who has now sunken into a life of substance abuse, mixed with his overbearing arrogance he has been left practically unemployed. When his partner skips out on him, Richard hits the road with his out-of-work friend Doc to the dangerous Central American country of El Salvador. Now back in the danger zone and looking for his big hit Richard delves deep into the local political turmoil, weaving through riots and destruction along the way. When Richard is reunited with an old flame he is determined to get Maria and her two children out of the country, though without papers they can go nowhere. With disaster imminent in El Salvador Richard must be careful as he plots his escape with Maria as the revolution continues to build.

Director: Oliver Stone

Actors: James Woods, Jim Belushi, Michael Murphy, John Savage, Elpidia Carrillo, Cindy Gibb, Tony Plana

Year: 1986

Length: 123 Minutes

Classification: MA15+ Medium level violence, Adult themes


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