The War Room

The War Room

By Chris Hegedus & D. A. Pennebaker

  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release Date: 1993-01-01
  • Advisory Rating: PG
  • Runtime: 1h 36min
  • Director: Chris Hegedus & D. A. Pennebaker
  • Production Company: Pennebaker Associates Inc.
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • iTunes Price: USD 14.99
  • iTunes Rent Price: USD 3.99
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The 1992 presidential election was a triumph not only for Bill Clinton but also for the new breed of strategists who guided him to the White House—and changed the face of politics in the process. For this thrilling, behind-closed-doors account of that campaign, renowned cinema verité filmmakers Chris Hegedus and D. A. Pennebaker captured the brainstorming and bull sessions of Clinton’s crack team of consultants—especially James Carville and George Stephanopoulos, who became media stars in their own right as they injected a savvy, youthful spirit and spontaneity into the process of campaigning. Fleet-footed and entertaining, The War Room is a vivid document of a political moment whose truths (“It’s the economy, stupid!”) still ring in our ears.

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