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The Final Year (2017)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 19 January 2018 (USA)
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A chronicle of the Barack Obama administration's foreign policy team and the events of Obama's final year in office.

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Greg Barker
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ben Rhodes ... Himself
Samantha Power ... Herself
John Kerry ... Himself
Susan Rice ... Herself
Barack Obama ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shinzo Abe ... Himself (archive footage)
Madeleine Albright ... Herself
Desiree Barnes ... Herself
Josh Earnest ... Himself
Jon Finer ... Himself
Sergey Lavrov ... Himself (archive footage)
Gloria Steinem ... Herself
Donald Trump ... Himself (archive footage)
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THE FINAL YEAR is a unique insiders' account of President Barack Obama's foreign policy team during their last year in office. Featuring unprecedented access inside the White House and State Department, THE FINAL YEAR offers an uncompromising view of the inner workings of the Obama Administration as they prepare to leave power after eight years.

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An unprecedented look inside inside President Obama's administration in its final 12 months, and the people shaping U.S. Policy. See more »

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USA

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English | French | Greek

Release Date:

19 January 2018 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Greece See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$67,971, 21 January 2018

Gross USA:

$191,900

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$262,286
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1.78 : 1
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Different views, different perspective
8 May 2018 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

And still a feeling that some of the great things that were done might fall apart. And don't get it twisted, this is not here to applaud everything President Obama did. (Un)fortunately it also does not shine too much light on what went wrong during his last couple of months. Then again, can you blame him for the failures of the DNC? This is not what the movie is about. It is there to observe and get a bit of the daily work that was done.

But also the humans behind it all. Just like everyone else they have their character traits, which can be seen as good or bad. It also might be seen as a warning shot of what is to come. All the deals and everything that has been done. Not being involved in scandals, not ridiculing others or having petty "wars" with the press. There was dignity ... and it got lost. This may not be great, but while watching it and seeing the struggles the current administration goes through ... well maybe it's better not to watch, as in too soon ... still too soon


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