The Seduction of Joe Tynan
DIRECTOR: JERRY SCHATZBERG
CAST: ALAN ALDA, MERYL STREEP, BARBARA HARRIS, RIP TORN
Intro and Q&A with Jerry Schatzberg
Schatzberg, a cinematic portraitist of great psychological acuity, was at the height of his powers when he crafted this hit drama, the sensitively told tale of the eponymous liberal senator (Alan Alda) whose oval office ambitions are threatened when he falls for a Louisiana labor leader (Meryl Streep, on the cusp of megastardom), leading to an extramarital affair.
The Seduction of Joe Tynan is screening as part of the series: Univeral in the '70s: Part II