Campaign Poster

Release Date: 2007

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 59 min

Plot Summary
Filmmaker Kazuhiro Soda follows documents classmate Kazuhiko Yamauchi's run for city council in Japan.

Director: Kazuhiro Sôda

Genres: Documentary

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Relying on improv-y riffing and watch-them-coming-from-down-the-block-and-around-the-corner sight gags, The Campaign is intermittently amusing, but more often just interminable. show more

  • While leads Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis are amusingly on point as a pair of mud-slinging contenders for Congress, the platform is a wobbly political satire that flip-flops chaotically between clever and crass, never finding a sturdy comedic footing. show more

  • Instead of biting wit, though, the movie settles for sketch humor, standard-brand raunch and toothless slapstick that trivializes everything it touches. show more

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