All the President's Men Film Summary & Analysis

Alan J. Pakula
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Alan J. Pakula directs this film in his unique and impressive style. He creates a world of intrigue and mystery that is Washington. Much of the film is shot in partial darkness to emphasize the mysterious nature of the circumstances and events happening in Washington around the time of the Watergate scandal.

The darkened style was also used to partially disguise the face of Deep Throat. Since no one knew the true identity of the man, the director saw fit to keep the face of Hal Holbrook partially disguised as well. Deep Throat was one of the main reasons that the story was so filled with intrigue and mystery. In the past, few people had used only unnamed sources for their stories, but the Post was having to do this on a daily basis to find out any information. Although there were hundreds of...

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