Based on E.L. Doctorow's best-selling novel, The Book of Daniel, Daniel depicts the famous trial and story of Paul and Rochelle Isaacson. Timothy Hutton, as their son Daniel, can't escape his past, a past that torments him and his sister (Amanda Plummer) with shattering memories of their parents' execution for espionage. Daniel embarks on a painful journey through three historical decades of dissidence and demoralizing struggles with the help of his wife (Ellen Barkin), lawyer (Ed Asner) and adoptive parents (John Rubenstein, Maria Tucci).

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Studio
Paramount
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright
© 1983 By Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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