The Post (2017)

Genres - Drama, Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Journalism, Morality & Values, Politics & Government  |   Release Date - Dec 22, 2017 (USA - Limited), Jan 12, 2018 (USA)  |   Run Time - 115 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - PG13
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In the summer of 1971, the Washington Post faces a historic dilemma: whether or not to publish the Pentagon Papers, a top-secret document that reveals the U.S. government knew for decades the Vietnam War was unwinnable. Executive editor Ben Bradlee (Tom Hanks) and publisher Kay Graham (Meryl Streep) debate the best course of action in this docudrama, which was directed by Steven Spielberg. Bruce Greenwood, Matthew Rhys, Bob Odenkirk, Michael Stuhlbarg, Sarah Paulson, Tracy Letts, Bradley Whitford, Alison Brie, Jesse Plemons, David Cross, Carrie Coon, and Zach Woods co-star.

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journalist, newspaper, Pentagon, political-conspiracy, US-government, Vietnam