The Seduction of Joe Tynan Movie Review 1979

Information and Film Reviews for The Seduction of Joe Tynan the Movie

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Political drama about a young senator (Alda) torn between his family, his political career, and his mistress (Streep). Alda also wrote the thin screenplay, which reportedly is loosely based on the remarkable life of Ted Kennedy. Relatively shallow treatment of the meaty themes of power, hypocrisy, sex, and corruption in our nation's capital.

Distribution

Universal Studios Home Video, 100 Universal City Plz., Universal City, CA 91608-9955, Phone: (818)777-1000, Fax: (818)866-1483, URL: http://www.universalstudios.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS
Running time 107 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Politics, Capitol Capers, Sex & Sexuality, Vote for Me!
Screenplay
Alan Alda
Cast
Alan Alda, Meryl Streep, Melvyn Douglas, Barbara Harris, Rip Torn
Director
Jerry Schatzberg
Music
Bill Conti
Producer
Martin Bregman Universal

Awards

L.A. Film Critics 1979: Support. Actor (Douglas), Support. Actress (Streep); Natl. Bd. of Review 1979: Support. Actress (Streep); N.Y. Film Critics 1979: Support. Actress (Streep); Natl. Soc. Film Critics 1979: Support. Actress (Streep).

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