Network (1976): Why The Acting Is So Good | Acting

by CinemaTyler

Sidney Lumet’s Network (1976) garnered multiple Oscar nominations for its actors including wins by Faye Dunaway for Best Actress and Peter Finch for Best Actor. So, what was director Sydney Lumet doing to elicit such brilliant acting? Tune in to part 1 of 2 of an analysis of the acting and directing behind Paddy Chayefsky and Sidney Lumet’s 1976 diatribe of the television industry, Network.

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