Christine (2016)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Biopic [feature]  |   Release Date - Oct 14, 2016 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 119 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - R
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This biopic centers on troubled television journalist Christine Chubbuck (Rebecca Hall), who committed suicide live on air during a newscast in 1974. Chubbuck works for the local news in Saratosa, FL, where she is frustrated by her vapid assignments and her unrequited feelings for the show's anchorman (Michael C. Hall). In time, her inability to get her life together causes her to completely unravel. Tracy Letts, Maria Dizzia, and Kim Shaw co-star. Directed by Antonio Campos.

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anchorperson, broadcasting, mental-breakdown, suicide, television, television-crew