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Attica is a 1980 television film directed by Marvin J. Chomsky. It stars Morgan Freeman, Henry Darrow, Charles Durning, Joel Fabiani and Anthony Zerbe.[1] It depicts the events leading up to and during the 1971 Attica Correctional Facility riot and the aftermath.

Attica
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GenreDrama
Written byJames S. Henerson
Tom Wicker (book)
Directed byMarvin J. Chomsky
StarringHenry Darrow
Charles Durning
Joel Fabiani
Anthony Zerbe
Music byGil Melle
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Production
Producer(s)Louis Rudolph
Production location(s)Lima, Ohio
CinematographyDonald H. Birnkrant
Editor(s)Paul LaMastra
Running time97 mins.
Production company(s)ABC Circle Films
DistributorABC
Release
Original networkABC
Picture formatColor
Audio formatMono
Original releaseMarch 2, 1980

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The film was nominated for five Primetime Emmys and eventually won one (for Outstanding Directing, Marvin J. Chomsky). [2]

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