Head Of State

Toothless satire punctuated by the occasional biting gag, in which an unknown black alderman is cynically tapped to run a doomed presidential race against a heavily favored incumbent. The model for all such inspirational political comedies about naive idealists and their rude awakenings is Frank Capra's MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON (1939), but in the vulgar...read more

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Head of State

An obscure black politician is chosen to run for president, who astonishes his detractors when his folksy campaign catches fire.

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