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Grassroots

Stars: Jason Biggs, Joel David Moore, Lauren Ambrose, Cedric the Entertainer, Christopher McDonald, Cobie Smulders | Written by Stephen Gyllenhaal, Justin Rhodes | Directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal

In a world where politicians have become vilified and demonised, with corruption seemingly pouring out of every pore of governments across the globe, Grassroots couldn’t be a more timely release. Based on a true events, this “David vs Goliath” tale is the story of journalist Phil Campbell (Biggs) who, being fired from his job, reluctantly agrees to help his oddball friend, Grant Cogswell (Moore), in his bid to earn a seat on the Seattle City Council. Despite overwhelming odds, Cogswell’s crazy campaign gains momentum and he becomes a legitimate opponent to incumbent councillor Richard McIver (Cedric the Entertainer).

Based on Phil Campbell’s book, Zioncheck for President, Grassroots comes from director Stephen Gyllenhaal (Army Wives, Numb3rs), the father of movie stars »

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