The Candidate

  • 1972
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Political

Handlers, spin-doctors, and the good man they lead astray. Jeremy Larner's Academy Award-winning screenplay provides a voyage into the sea of politics; the result is a fascinating film that sometimes feels like a documentary. Despite minor glitches, this is a prophetic glimpse of politics in the age of TV. Redford plays an altruistic attorney whose father...read more

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03:02 — A young contender for the U.S. Senate must stop himself from being corrupted by his campaign.

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  • Released: 1972
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Handlers, spin-doctors, and the good man they lead astray. Jeremy Larner's Academy Award-winning screenplay provides a voyage into the sea of politics; the result is a fascinating film that sometimes feels like a documentary. Despite minor glitches, this i… (more)

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