IDES OF MARCH, THE

GenreThriller
DirectorsGeorge Clooney
CastGeorge Clooney, Ryan Gosling, Marisa Tomei, Evan Rachel Wood, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Paul Giamatti
CountriesUSA
Production year2011
AwardsOSCAR nomination Best Adapted Screenplay
DistributorSony
Running time01:41


What’s worth more? Loyalty or Power?

Description

An intense story of sex, ambition, loyalty, betrayal and revenge, IDES OF MARCH is set against the high-stakes gamesmanship of running for the US Presidency. With George Clooney as the presidential hopeful, his idealistic campaign spokesman, Ryan Gosling, is torn in seductive directions and must choose between loyalty and his ambition to succeed, at whatever price. Joining the cast is Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Gosling's boss; Paul Giamatti, the rival campaign manager; Marisa Tomei, a tough-as-nails reporter for the New York Times; and Evan Rachel Wood, the impressionable campaign intern.

Plot outline

A young press spokesman falls prey to corruptive backroom politics, the treacherous manipulations of veteran operatives and the seduction by a young intern with lethal consequences.