Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer

R| 1 hr. 57 min.

Plot Summary
In the late 2000s, New York Governor Eliot Spitzer is a rising star in the Democratic Party. He's a no-nonsense politician and former attorney general who holds corporations accountable for unethical business practices. But, just one year after he becomes governor, Spitzer resigns after being outed as a frequent client of an expensive and elite escort service. Along with political colleagues and friends, a remorseful Spitzer talks about how his infidelity affected his life and career.

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Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Magnolia Pictures

Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer (2010)

Release Date: November 5th, 2010|1 hr. 57 min.

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  • Say what you will about Eliot Spitzer, he's a marvelous subject for a documentary, and Alex Gibney has made a film worthy of him. show more

  • Client 9 speaks plenty of truth - about politics, power, human nature - even if you don't buy into the hit-job hypothesis. show more

  • In retelling the still-astonishing story of the political career of Eliot Spitzer, a shooting star whose spectacular crash might forever obscure his accomplishments, Oscar-winning documentarian Alex Gibney has all the ingredients for a potboiler: greed, corruption, sex, power, overweening ambition and jaw-dropping hubris. show more

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