is a 1986
film which tells the story of an American journalist in El Salvador
covering the story of the assassination
of Archbishop Oscar 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 and Josť Carlos Ruiz.
The movie was written by Oliver Stone and Rick Boyle, and was directed by Stone.
It was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role (James Woods) and Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen.