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Our Brand Is Crisis is a american film of genre Drama directed by David Gordon Green released in USA on 30 october 2015 with George Clooney

Our Brand Is Crisis (2015)

Our Brand Is Crisis
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Released in USA 30 october 2015
Length 1h47
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Biography,    Comedy,    Comedy-drama
Rating60% 3.048633.048633.048633.048633.04863

Our Brand Is Crisis is a 2015 American comedy-drama film directed by David Gordon Green and written by Peter Straughan. It is a fictionalized account based on the 2005 documentary film of same name by Rachel Boynton, about the American political campaign strategies used by Greenberg Carville Shrum (GCS) in the 2002 Bolivian presidential election. The film stars Sandra Bullock, Scoot McNairy, Billy Bob Thornton, Anthony Mackie and Ann Dowd. It was selected to be screened in the Special Presentations section of the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.

Principal photography began on September 29, 2014, in New Orleans, Louisiana. George Clooney and Grant Heslov are producing the film with Smoke House Pictures, while Warner Bros. will be releasing the film, and is co-financing the film with Participant Media. The film was released on October 30, 2015 to poor reviews and failed at the box office.

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In 2002, Bolivian politician Pedro Castillo (a fictionalized version of Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada) hires American James Carville's political consulting firm, Greenberg Carville Shrum, to help him win the 2002 Bolivian presidential election. GCS brings in Jane Bodine (Sandra Bullock) to manage the campaign in Bolivia. Battling her arch nemesis, the opposition's political consultant Pat Candy (Billy Bob Thornton), Bodine successfully uses American political campaign strategies to lead Castillo to victory against Victor Rivera (a fictionalized version of socialist candidate Evo Morales).

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