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A Perfect Candidate (1996)

A Perfect Candidate (1996)

A Perfect Candidate



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Set in 1994 during the Virginia Senate race between Oliver North and Charles Robb, this documentary explores the dark side of the campaign trail. Offering a cynical view of the state of democracy, this film shows how neither candidate possesses the sterling moral qualities so coveted by the voting public.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Special Interest
Directed By: , , , , , , ,
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On DVD: Apr 20, 2004
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All Critics (19) | Top Critics (11)

What fun it is to watch.

Full Review… | April 15, 2002
Washington Post
Top Critic

Shrewd, involving

Full Review… | February 14, 2001
Los Angeles Times
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A fine, trenchant political documentary on a par with The War Room

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
New York Times
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The film fails as a portrait of a man. But as an insider's look at a Senate campaign, it holds interest.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
San Francisco Chronicle
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One of a small handful of essential films about politics in this country.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Washington Post
Top Critic

Personalities are being sold, not parties or philosophies, and A Perfect Candidate makes that process even more interesting because one candidate, Robb, apparently has no personality at all, while the other, North, has two.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
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