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PoliWood (2009)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 1 May 2009 (USA)
An in-depth look at the Democratic and Republican national conventions held during the 2008 U.S. Presidential election year.

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Barry Levinson
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Richard Abramowitz Richard Abramowitz ... Himself
Stephen Baldwin ... Himself
Annette Bening ... Herself
Ellen Burstyn ... Herself
Rachael Leigh Cook ... Herself
David Crosby ... Himself
Alan Cumming ... Himself
Tim Daly ... Himself
Charlie Daniels Charlie Daniels ... Himself
Robert Davi ... Himself
Dana Delany ... Herself
Giancarlo Esposito ... Himself
Tom Fontana ... Himself
Danny Glover ... Himself
Anne Hathaway ... Herself
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An in-depth look at the Democratic and Republican national conventions held during the 2008 U.S. Presidential election year.

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English

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Exploding stereotypes
6 November 2009 | by sarahcatt-1See all my reviews

Hollywood and the entertainment industry in general for that matter, has more than its share of vacuous people...BUT, there are many intelligent and thoughtful people there. I'd like to think the latter vastly outnumbers the former.

Barry Levinson does a nice job in "Poliwood" by showcasing some very popular 'celebrities' who also happen to be very passionate and credible in their concerns about political issues. When did actors cease to be 'real Americans' as asserted by Rudy Giuliani?

Thanks, Barry. The rest of us who call ourselves actors appreciate seeing our profession represented as more than just a bunch of overindulged airheads.


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