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Salvador is a 1986 film which tells the story of an American journalist in El Salvador covering the story of the assassination of Archbishop Óscar Romero. While trying to get his Salvadoran girlfriend out of the country, he becomes entangled with both leftist guerrillas and rightist military. It stars James Woods, James Belushi, Michael Murphy, John Savage, Elpidia Carrillo, Tony Plana, Cynthia Gibb, Juan Fernandez and José Carlos Ruiz. 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jack Ruby murdered Lee Harvey Oswald, the alleged assassin of U.S. President John F. Kennedy, in a very public manner In its most common use, assassination has come to mean the killing of an important person. ... In Christianity, an archbishop is an elevated bishop heading a diocese of particular importance due to either its size, history, or both, called an archdiocese. ... Óscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez (August 15, 1917 – March 24, 1980), commonly known as Monseñor Romero, was a priest of the Roman Catholic Church in El Salvador. ... James Woods James Howard Woods (born April 18, 1947) is an American actor. ... Jim Belushi James Belushi (also known as Jim Belushi) (born June 15, 1954) is an American film and television actor. ... For other people of the same name, see Michael Murphy Michael Murphy (born May 5, 1938) is an American character actor. ... John Savage (b. ... Elpidia Carrillo (born 1963 in Michoacan, Mexico) is an actress who has participated in various acclaimed Hollywood films. ... Tony Plana is an American actor. ... Cynthia Gibb (born December 14, 1963 in Bennington, Vermont, USA) is an American actress and former model who has starred in film and on television. ...


The movie was written by Oliver Stone and Rick Boyle, and was directed by Oliver Stone. Look up the on Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... For other uses see film (disambiguation) Film refers to the celluliod media on which movies are printed Film — also called movies, the cinema, the silver screen, moving pictures, photoplays, picture shows, flicks, or motion pictures, — is a field that encompasses motion pictures as an art form or as part of... The was is the Egyptian hieroglyphic character that stands for a word meaning power. ... Writing is the process of inscribing characters on a medium, with the intention of forming words and other larger language constructs. ... Look up By in Wiktionary, the free dictionary For the definition of By and words related to it see Wiktionary. ... Oliver Stone William Oliver Stone (born September 15, 1946 in New York City) known simply as Oliver Stone is an Academy Award-winning American film director. ... And and AND have various meanings: for the coordinating conjunction and, see Grammatical conjunction for the logical operator, see Logical conjunction for the bitwise operator used in computer programming, see Binary and for the usage in electronics, see Logic gate AND is the ISO 3166-1 alpha-3 and NATO... And and AND have various meanings: for the coordinating conjunction and, see Grammatical conjunction for the logical operator, see Logical conjunction for the bitwise operator used in computer programming, see Binary and for the usage in electronics, see Logic gate AND is the ISO 3166-1 alpha-3 and NATO... The was is the Egyptian hieroglyphic character that stands for a word meaning power. ... In mathematics, a directed set is a set A together with a binary relation ≤ having the following properties: a ≤ a for all a in A (reflexivity) if a ≤ b and b ≤ c, then a ≤ c (transitivity) for any two a and b in A, there exists a c in A... Look up By in Wiktionary, the free dictionary For the definition of By and words related to it see Wiktionary. ... Oliver Stone William Oliver Stone (born September 15, 1946 in New York City) known simply as Oliver Stone is an Academy Award-winning American film director. ...


It was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role (James Woods) and Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen. Category:Films shot in Mexico Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... The Academy Award for Best Actor is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... The Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay is the Academy Award for the best script not based upon previously published material. ...


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Salvador - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (222 words)
Salvador Puig Antich, a Spanish anarchist executed by garrote under the dictatorship of Francisco Franco.
Universidad del Salvador (USAL), a university in Argentina.
Iglesia del Salvador, a church in Seville, Spain.
Salvador: Information from Answers.com (825 words)
While Salvador wasn't Oliver Stone's first film (a pair of offbeat horror stories preceded it), it defined his style of fiercely dramatic, politically oriented filmmaking, staked out his territory as one of the major directors of the 1980s and 1990s, and remains one of his strongest works to date.
Salvador marked Stone as a political maverick with a dazzling directorial style, as kinetic and frenetic as it would be in his later work.
Salvador is a 1986 film which tells the story of an American journalist in El Salvador covering the story of the assassination of Archbishop Óscar Romero.
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