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The Candidate (2013)

Kandidát (original title)
Nowadays, information is the most valuable currency. The story follows the background of a political campaign of a presidential candidate. There are two months remaining to the elections. ... See full summary »

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Jonás Karásek
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Cast

Credited cast:
Marek Majeský ... Adam Lambert
Monika Hilmerová ... Alena
Michal Kubovcík Michal Kubovcík ... Blondacik
Michal Dlouhý ... Jazva
Pavel Slabý Pavel Slabý ... Biskup
Ján Jackuliak ... Ivan Muller
Roman Luknár ... Bachratý
Pavel Nový ... Generál
Alice Bendová ... Silvia
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lubomir Burgr Lubomir Burgr ... Starozitník
Milan Chalmovský Milan Chalmovský ... Peter Palko
Michal Havran Michal Havran ... Peter Poton
Ivana Havranová Ivana Havranová ... Redaktorka
Jana Holkova ... Girl from the street
Lucia Jarosková Lucia Jarosková ... Asistentka Monika
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Storyline

Nowadays, information is the most valuable currency. The story follows the background of a political campaign of a presidential candidate. There are two months remaining to the elections. Adam Lambert, a successful and influential owner of an advertising agency, gets a job - to create a political campaign for a peculiar candidate - an indistinctive small-town entrepreneur. The goal is simply to stir the political waters and strip the opposite party of a few votes. Lambert is used to manipulating people without a blink of an eye and always gets what he wants. However, during a dinner party he is provoked into a bet against his rival - Ivan Muller, who works for the heaviest favorite of the elections. The stake is approximately 7 million euros. Lambert bets all his fortune on a single horse, the unknown candidate. He swears he will transform this loser into a president, and that he will accomplish that not later than in the first round of the elections. The movie Candidate depicts what ... Written by crookedshoelace

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Genres:

Comedy | Thriller

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Official Sites:

Official site | official website

Language:

Slovak | Czech

Release Date:

October 2013 (Slovakia) See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$593,437
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