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Up Close & Personal (1996) is an American romantic drama film directed by Jon Avnet, and starring Robert Redford as a news director andMichelle Pfeiffer as his protegée, with Stockard ChanningJoe Mantegna and Kate Nelligan in supporting roles.

The screenplay began as an adaptation of Golden Girl: The Story of Jessica Savitch, a 1988 book by Alanna Nash that recounted the troubled life of American news anchor Jessica Savitch. The finished picture, however, was greatly altered by commercial decisions on the part of the producers, and bore little resemblance to Savitch's biography. Screenwriter John Gregory Dunne, having spent eight years working on the script with his wife Joan Didion, later wrote a book describing his difficult experience, entitled Monster: Living Off the Big Screen.

The film was nominated for an Academy Award in the category of Best Original Song ("Because You Loved Me"), written by Diane Warrenand performed by Céline Dion.

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