The Ides of March DVD|
The Ides of March was directed by George Clooney and stars George Clooney and Ryan Gosling. This bleak political drama thriller tells the story of a naïve, ambitious junior campaign manager (Stephen Meyers played by Gosling) working for the Democratic presidential candidate (Governor Mike Morris played by Clooney) as he sets off on his first frenetic campaign trail.
Despite using all his idealistic best intentions to strive in his determination to help his party he unwittingly becomes side-tracked at every possible juncture. As the presidential primary starts to escalate, not only does he become distracted by his own personal helpless dalliance with the sexy Molly (Evan Rachel Wood), but his attention becomes completely hijacked by a plethora of other diversions including the unearthing of politically embarrassing secrets, widespread corruption, scheming conspiracies, treachery, betrayal, calculated retribution, misuse of power and more.
This innocent young man's eyes are soon opened to the bitter, behind the scenes, dirty political trickery surrounding the election campaign.
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Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 or region free DVD player in order to play Written and directed by Academy Award® winner George Clooney and starring Ryan Gosling The Ides of March is an electrifying tale of ambition betrayal and revenge As up and coming press secretary Stephen Myers (Ryan Gosling) battles tirelessly for Governor Mike Morris (George Clooney) in a frantic election race he becomes distracted by sexy young intern Molly (Evan Rachel Wood) Whilst concealing their affair he agrees to meet the opposition s campaign manager (Paul Giamatti) who offers him a job on his staff Stephen neglects to inform his boss of the meeting and as his silence is revealed he discovers a dirty personal secret that could sink Morris political career Stephen must then decide whether to enact revenge or use it to his advantage Boasting a stellar cast including George Clooney Marisa Tomei Jeffrey Wright Philip Seymour Hoffman Paul Giamatti and Evan Rachel Wood this seductive award-winning thriller will leave audiences guessing until the very last moment
Political drama directed by George Clooney and starring Ryan Gosling as an idealistic young press secretary who gets caught up in the cynicism of a modern day election campaign. Based on a play by Beau Willimon, the film finds Stephen Myers (Gosling) working for progressive candidate Governor Mike Morris (Clooney) as he hopes to become the presidential nominee for the Democratic Party. Stephen is the right-hand man of experienced press secretary Paul Zara (Philip Seymour Hoffman) and coveted by the director of the rival Democratic campaign, Tom Duffy (Paul Giamatti). After an ill-advised secret meeting with Tom - not to mention an equally ill-advised secret romance with young staffer Molly Stearns (Evan Rachel Wood) - the tables turn and Stephen finds himself facing life on the political scrapheap. The victim of 'dirty politics', Stephen appears to face a stark choice between maintaining his ideals, thereby losing his career, or fighting fire with fire.
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