Sen. Laine Hanson is nominated to be America's first female vice president. But a right-wing stalwart seizes on a 20-year-old sex scandal to discredit her. Hanson refuses to confirm or deny the charge, sending Washington into a high-stakes crisis.
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- Rod Lurie
- This movie is
- 2001 Independent Spirit Awards®
- 2001 Golden Globe Awards
- Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
- Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture nominee
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 5.1, English: Dolby Digital 2.0 SurroundOther features
Color; region 1 encoding; interactive menus; scene access; enhanced for 16x9 TVs; deleted footage; "HBO First Look" making-of featurette; cast and crew biographies; production information; audio commentary by director Rod Lurie and actress Joan Allen; theatrical trailer
Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this movie has frank discussions about the allegations against Laine, flashbacks to the fraternity party, and a clothed but explicit sex scene. People use strong language.
- Sexual Content
- Sexual references and situations, including multiple partners and adultery.
- Characters in peril, accidental death.
- Strong language.
- Not applicable
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- Drinking and smoking.
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it