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The Candidate (1972)

The Candidate
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Robert Redford Robert Redford
Bill McKay
Peter Boyle Peter Boyle
Marvin Lucas
Melvyn Douglas Melvyn Douglas
John J. McKay
Don Porter Don Porter
Senator Crocker Jarmon
Karen Carlson Karen Carlson
Nancy McKay
Quinn K. Redeker Quinn K. Redeker
Rick Jenkin
Morgan Upton Morgan Upton
Wally Henderson


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Jeremy Larner Jeremy Larner
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A very good movie

6 years, 10 months ago at Feb 3 16:31
To be honest, since it is a rather obscure feature, I wasn’t really sure what to expect from it but since I always had a weak spot for Robert Redford, I was quite eager to check it out. On top of that, I have always been a big fan of movies dealing with politics so I was definitely intrigued by the whole thing. Eventually, I thought that Robert Redford gave a very good performance and the whole ... read more
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Description: This film presents a timely and aesthetically unified view of the contemporary political scene. Director Michael Ritchie has assembled an excellent cast and paced the story with all the frenzy and variety of the campaign trail. Scriptwriter Jeremy Larner (a former speech writer for Eugene McCarthy) has a keen sense for the dramatic and an incisive grasp of today's political complexities. Photographer John Korty has skillfully given the film a cinema verité feel that comes across with ease. Robert Redford gives one of the best performances of his career. Bill McKay (Robert Redford) is a young, handsome storefront lawyer in Ca ... (more)
Release date: 11 August 1972
UPC: 085391457725
Tags: Drama (5), 1972 (3), 1970s (3), Politics (3), Satire (2), Media (2), Dark-humour (1), HQ (1), 70's (1), Watch Online (1), Political Satire (1), Comedy On The Edge (1), Rise To Power (1), On The Campaign Trail (1), Power (1), SnP (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), You (1), Comedy (1), Elections (1)
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