Friday Movie: Oct. 30, 2014
OUR BRAND IS CRISIS Stars Sandra Bullock
Starts at 7:20 pm – Meet inside the lobby at 7 pm
Showing at Regal Cypress Creek (6415 N. Andrews, Fort Lauderdale)
Contact John at Goldleaf69@aol.com with questions or suggestions.
In 2002, Bolivian politician Pedro Gallo (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 Gallo to victory against Victor Rivera (a fictionalized version of socialist candidate Evo Morales).
- Sandra Bullock as ‘Calamity’ Jane Bodine, a retired political consultant hired by an unpopular Bolivian president to help him win.
- Scoot McNairy as Rich
- Billy Bob Thornton as Pat Candy, Jane’s nemesis, who leads the opposition’s campaign.
- Anthony Mackie as Ben
- Ann Dowd as Nell
- Joaquim de Almeida as Pedro Gallo, the Bolivian Presidential candidate who hires Jane.