Salvador recounts the conflict between the peasant revolution and the US-backed death squads in El Salvador in the early 1980s as seen through the eyes of American journalist Richard Boyle. Telling unpalatable truths condensed into intense fiction, Oliver Stone's film is typically confrontational, the real Boyle writing the source material for Stone's savage screenplay. The journalist is brought to life by James Woods in a brilliant hyper-kinetic performance: his powerful commitment to the truth balances his self-destructive, drink, drugs and danger-fuelled personality. Providing excellent support is James Belushi as partner in debauchery Dr Rock, while Stone delivers the most spectacular $4 million movie imaginable by conning the El Salvadorian military into lending tanks, planes and helicopters for a film which brands many of their leaders as war criminals. Genuinely radical cinema, Salvador blisters with moral fury.
Studio Commentary with Oliver Stone
Original Theatrical Trailer
Documentary "Into The Valley Of Death"
Deleted and Extended Scenes
"On The Set" Photo Gallery
|Actors||James Woods, Jim Belushi, Michael Murphy, John Savage, Elpidia Carrillo, Tony Plana|
|Label||Via Vision Entertainment|
|Audio||English (DTS-HD 5.1)|
|Region Coding||B (Blu-Ray)|
|Consumer Advice||Medium level violence and adult themes|
|Year of Release||1986|
|Primary Format - Movies/TV||Blu-Ray|
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