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The Candidate

Bill McKay (Robert Redford), California Democratic candidate for U.S. Senator, a man of integrity and ideals, will now let the great American political machine manipulate him. Because now he's got to win. Still timely after these many years, it's a sharp insider's view of how advertisers, press agents, pollsters and media czars converge on election campaigns and run them as they wish. Peter Boyle, Melvyn Douglas and Don Porter co-star in one of the wittiest political movies ever made. Academy Award-winner for Best Original Screenplay.

Year: 1972
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Director: Michael Ritchie
Starring: Robert Redford, Peter Boyle, Melvyn Douglas
Duration: 106 Minutes
Rating: PG
7.1/10
Location in store: Comedy
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