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Filmed over the last six months of the 2000 Presidential election, Phillip Seymour Hoffman starts documenting the campaign at the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, but spends ... See full summary »

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Filmed over the last six months of the 2000 Presidential election, Phillip Seymour Hoffman starts documenting the campaign at the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, but spends more time outside, in the street protests and police actions than in the orchestrated conventions. Hoffman shows an obvious distaste for money politics and the conservative right. He looks seedier and more disillusioned the campaign progresses. Eventually Hoffman seems most energized by the Ralph Nader campaign as an alternative to the nearly indistinguishable major parties. The high point of the film are the comments by Barney Frank who says that marches and demonstrations are largely a waste of time, and that the really effective political players such as the NRA and the AARP never bother with walk ins, sit-ins, shoot-ins or shuffles. In the interview with Jesse Jackson, Hoffman is too flustered to ask all of his questions. Written by Maple-2

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29 January 2003 (France)  »

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The Party's Over  »

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When Representative Barney Frank is first introduced on screen, he was mistakenly identified as a Republican. In fact, he is a Democrat. See more »

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Charlton Heston: [holding a rifle] For you... Mister Gore...
Charlton Heston: [raises the rifle up at arm's length] From my cold dead hands!
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In loving memory of Esther Goldman Buchthal who dedicated her life to making positive social change. See more »

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Follows The Last Party (1993) See more »

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Bulls on Parade
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Written by Zack De La Rocha and Rage Against the Machine
Performed by Rage Against the Machine
(live outside of the Democratic National Convention 2000, Los Angeles)
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Depressing, if essential viewing
7 November 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Political neophyte and open-eyed observer Hoffman leads us on a trail through the Presidential campaign and election of 2000. The film is a depressing illumination of the selfishness pervasive in America (as a synonym for Libertarianism in the Conservative movement), of the events leading up to the election of George W. Bush, and the stifling of public debate and protest along the way, and of the crookedness of the election results, which put into power the most self-interested administration and one less committed to genuine altruistic compassion than any other, elected by deceit and money, and the impotence of a voting public, that in large measure sees itself disenfranchised by corporate and party domination.


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