International Lens Film: Primary Colors
10/29/2012, 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Presented by: Dr. Bruce Barry, Professor of Management, and Dr. John Geer, Professor of Political Science
USA (1998) Dir: Mike Nichols. A fictionalized version of Bill Clinton's 1992 campaign for the presidency, based on the novel by Joe Klein. A satire with a spot-on performance by John Travolta as the candidate is also a meditation on the ethics of using damaging information about one's opponent.
The second of two political campaign feature films scheduled for the 2012 pre-election season. English. Rated R. 143 mins. DVD.
Funding provided by the Owen Graduate School of Management and the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions.