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Sarah Palin: You Betcha! (2011)

Unrated | | Documentary | 30 September 2011 (USA)
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Nick Broomfield goes in pursuit of Sarah Palin, interviewing her family and friends, for a decidedly unauthorized perspective on this growing force in American politics.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Nick Broomfield ... Self - Host
Sarah Palin ... Self - Politician
Barbara Adams Barbara Adams ... Self - Wasilla Tour Guide (as Barbara)
Chuck Heath Chuck Heath ... Self - Sarah's Father
Sally Heath Sally Heath ... Self - Sarah's Mother
Anne Kilkenny Anne Kilkenny ... Self - Supporter
John Bitney John Bitney ... Self - Sarah's Legislative Director
Colleen Cottle Colleen Cottle ... Self - Deputy Mayor
Laura Chase Laura Chase ... Self - Sarah's Campaign Manager
J.C. McCavit J.C. McCavit ... Self - High School Friend
Jesse Gryphen Jesse Gryphen ... Self - Alaskan Blogger
Tank Jones ... Self - Levi Johnston's Agent (voice)
Mercede Johnston Mercede Johnston ... Self - Levi's Sister
Yvonne Bashelier Yvonne Bashelier ... Self - High School Friend
Phil Munger Phil Munger ... Self - Composer
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Nick Broomfield goes in pursuit of Sarah Palin, interviewing her family and friends, for a decidedly unauthorized perspective on this growing force in American politics.

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At the film's world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival, director Nick Broomfield had to dodge banana skins laid in his path by Palin's online cheerleaders. See more »


[at an "An Evening with Sarah Palin" event]
Nick Broomfield: [calling out from the audience] Do you think your political career is over?
[a pause as Sarah Palin takes a sip from her water bottle]
Sarah Palin: [points around at the audience] Ask these people.
[the audience cheers and applauds]
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Referenced in Conan: And the Wind Cried 'Harriet.' (2011) See more »

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Hilarious character assassination...
28 March 2012 | by CurtHerzstarkSee all my reviews

The only film I'v e seen before by Nick Broomfield was his war film Battle for Haditha (2007)and this film was a pleasant surprise even though it's incredible bias against Palin. However, this shouldn't prevent anyone from seeing it.

Nick Broomfield goes up to Alaska visits Palins, friends, family(especially her parents)old co workers and also friends from high school. Broomfield comes across as friendly, naive version of Michael Moore, or a more accurate description, he resembles Louis Theroux.

With his British accent, polite manners, he comes across someone not looking to do a hit piece but rather just curious about Palin, her family and also her politics.

But as one would expect he uncovers a lot....stuff that show Palins complete incompetence, her inabilities as politician and her close links to the religious right.

Oddly enough the harshest critics are not liberals, former friends, enemies, but actually from her own political party. Therefore this film regardless of bias does not promote her enemies but rather showing that Palins career and future hopes at becoming president was very slim even before it started.

Should be seen by anyone, regardless of political color because it asks a lot of interesting questions, such as what kind of politicians do we want and also what qualifications should a presidential candidate have?

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