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Network Film Summary & Analysis

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Network tells the story of the future of media, a world that was once thought impossible but has become a reality with the advent of reality television. What would happen if a network exploited their employees to get better ratings? Network answers that question vividly as we follow the story of the network's employees.

News anchor Howard threatens to kill himself on the air, after which the network begins to exploit him and his crazy ravings. At first, news director Max seeks to exploit Howard's actions, but he later begins to realize how inundated he has become with the thrills of commercialism and the allure of money. Programming executive Diana, on the other hand, becomes completely dehumanized as she seeks to become rich and powerful within the network.

Network allowed viewers to see into the future of how things might be and allowed them to use their imaginations...

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