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Miss Sloane (2016)

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In the high-stakes world of political power-brokers, Elizabeth Sloane is the most sought after and formidable lobbyist in D.C. But when taking on the most powerful opponent of her career, she finds winning may come at too high a price.

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 nominations. See more awards »
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In the high-stakes world of political power-brokers, Elizabeth Sloane (Jessica Chastain) is the most sought after and formidable lobbyist in D.C. Known equally for her cunning and her track record of success, she has always done whatever is required to win. But when she takes on the most powerful opponent of her career, she finds that winning may come at too high a price. Written by EuropaCorp

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Rated R for language and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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9 December 2016 (USA)  »

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Sola contra el poder  »

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$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$59,797, 25 November 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$3,439,171, 23 December 2016
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Director John Madden gave the screenplay to actress Jessica Chastain personally. He had only her in mind for the role after he read the spec script. Madden had previously directed Chastain in the film The Debt (2010). See more »

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Miss Sloane said that Indonesia is a country on the Asian Continent. Indonesia is an archipelago, not connected to the Asian Continent. See more »

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Elizabeth Sloane: Forde, human interaction is an exchange, my money for your...
Forde: Dick.
Elizabeth Sloane: I was gonna say skill-set. But that's only exchange I'm willing to make.
Forde: You sound like a banker.
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Music by Lyonel Bauchet
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With Courtesy of Universal Publishing Production Music France
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A thriller with a surprise!
27 January 2017 | by See all my reviews

I picked this movie without prejudice, as I hadn't heard a word about it. And I loved it!!!

The tempo is sustained, the performances outstanding. An interesting story with a twist, well written, and the perfect cast.

One element that also enhances the movie: its diversity. Multi-faceted characters which gives spice to the story's meat.

The only downside: the way love is given a bad name. How do you want the youth to connect if you keep telling them that love ain't the sh*t?? It is a recurrent theme in 21st century cinema that i condemn, because it perpetuates mechanic sex--humans deprived from feelings. I am for a little more optimism in that domain and the human species.

My 2cents; LM ARNAL


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