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                        NIGHTBREAKER

STATUS: COMPLETED
Director: Peter Markle
Cast:   Martin Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Melinda Dillon, Joe Pantoliano
Genre: Thriller Drama 
Country: USA
Language: English
Year: 1989

Synopsis

Dr. Alexander Brown (Martin Sheen) arrives in Las Vegas, awarded for his recent medical invention. An ex-G.I. tells Brown he was a test subject during the 1950's, exposed to atomic bomb radiation in the Nevada desert-- will Brown help the man uncover the truth? In 1950's Nevada, Brown (played by Emilio Estevez) is a young psychiatrist and a guest of the U.S. Army, where soldiers were routinely exposed to excessive radiation. The young Brown and a colleague interview soldiers, who show their ignorance and insouciance in the face of this danger.

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