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Election Film Fest 2016

Director: 
Mike Nichols
Year: 
1998
Rating: 
R
Run Time: 
143 mins
Cast: 
John Travolta, Emma Thompson, Kathy Bates
For our special election film fest series we will be scheduling an additional evening screening (day and time TBA weekly).

In this adaptation of the best-selling roman à clef about Bill Clinton's 1992 run for the White House, the young and gifted Henry Burton (Adrian Lester) is tapped to oversee the presidential campaign of Governor Jack Stanton (John Travolta). Burton is pulled into the politician's colorful world and looks on as Stanton -- who has a wandering eye that could be his downfall -- contends with his ambitious wife, Susan, (Emma Thompson) and an outspoken adviser, Richard Jemmons (Billy Bob Thornton).