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R| 2 hr. min.

Plot Summary
This documentary tracks the high life and eventual downfall of wealthy lobbyist and businessman Jack Abramoff, who was convicted of conspiracy and fraud, among other charges, in a corruption scandal during the George W. Bush administration. The film details Abramoff's decadent and lavish lifestyle and reveals the shady dealings that led to his getting arrested, which ultimately resulted in a prison sentence for him and tarnished reputations for others.

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Director: Alex Gibney

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Magnolia Pictures

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Release Date: May 7th, 2010|2 hr. min.

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critic reviews (10)
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  • 50
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    To cover the Abramoff scandal is to follow tangent after tangent, until it seems as if prison was in the lobbyist's plans from the beginning. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    As entertaining as it is exasperating. show more

  • 60
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    That the film is overlong ultimately testifies to its importance, though after a while, the outrageous details start to run together like surreal satire. Except, of course, that it's all true. show more

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