A Flash of Green
|A Flash of Green|
|Directed by||Victor Nuñez|
|Produced by||Victor Nunez|
|Screenplay by||Victor Nunez|
A Flash of Green|
by John D. MacDonald
|Music by||Charles Engstrom|
A Flash of Green is a 1984 American drama film directed by Victor Nuñez. It was first shown at the Toronto Festival of Festivals and New York Film Festival in 1984, then aired on PBS as an episode of American Playhouse in 1986.
A Flash of Green tells the story of small-town corruption and two people brave enough to fight back. When a local reporter starts sympathizing with an eco-group opposing a new development, a local county commissioner attempts to quiet him with a bribe. Going along with it at first, the reporter soon develops a conscience when the commissioner uses a right-wing paramilitary group to keep the eco-group in line.
- Ed Harris as Jimmy Wing
- Blair Brown as Kat Hobble
- Richard Jordan as Elmo Bliss
- George Coe as Brian Haas
- Joan Goodfellow as Mitchie
- Ebert, Roger. "A FLASH OF GREEN". RogerEbert.com. Retrieved 2015-06-13.
- Terry, Clifford (April 21, 1986). "'Flash Of Green' Has Flashes Of Conscience'". Chicago Tribune.
- A Flash of Green, Internet Movie Database, Retrieved 2015-06-25
- A Flash of Green | 1985, Hollywood.com, Retrieved 2015-06-25
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