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Grassroots (2012)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  9 November 2012 (UK)
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After losing his job, a journalist reluctantly agrees to help his oddball friend with his bid to earn a seat on the Seattle City Council.

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Grant Cogswell
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After losing his job, a journalist reluctantly agrees to help his oddball friend with his bid to earn a seat on the Seattle City Council.

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Democracy with a smile

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Rated R for pervasive language and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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In promotional YouTube videos you can see cameo appearances by Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, his spokesperson Aaron Pickus and Cary Moon, director of the People's Waterfront Coalition. Grant Cogswell wrote a feature-length story in the Seattle alt-weekly The Stranger about how McGinn, Pickus, Moon and many others were carrying his vision of a more equitable and sustainable transportation system. They are featured in a monorail scene and are sitting in the background, chatting with other passengers. See more »

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A real little movie with characters to care about
11 November 2013 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

It's not a huge budget movie, and that often bugs me - but the story is based on real events and I cared about the characters.

I'm very surprised that the current rating for this movie is only 4.9. I wrote this review because I think the movie is definitely worth more than that. I think this movie is worth your time.

I suspect that some of the low ratings come from those who don't like the grassroots politics ideas behind the movie, and the idea that even the poor deserve decent transit.

All this being said, I'm not sure I like elevated transit systems, although using electricity is preferable to diesel buses.


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