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The Ides of March

An idealistic press secretary navigates dirty politics in a presidential campaign.


Why watch this film?

"The Ides of March," directed by George Clooney, is a gripping political drama that explores the dark underbelly of American politics. The story follows the idealistic press secretary, Stephen Meyers (Ryan Gosling), as he navigates the treacherous waters of a presidential campaign. As the Ohio Democratic primary approaches, Meyers finds himself caught up in a web of dirty politics, scandal, and betrayal. The film is supremely well-acted, with standout performances from Gosling, Clooney, and Paul Giamatti. While it may not expose any revelatory truths, "The Ides of March" is a measured and confident drama that will keep you on the edge of your seat. The film is rated R for pervasive language and has a runtime of 1 hour and 40 minutes. Overall, "The Ides of March" is a must-see for anyone interested in American politics or just looking for a well-crafted drama.



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Plot summary

With George Clooney and Ryan Gosling. In this thrilling political drama, an idealistic young man takes part in a Democratic presidential campaign. Gradually, he begins to understand the dirty game of power and has to decide where he fits in.

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