Release Date: 2007
Not Yet Rated|1 hr 59 min
Filmmaker Kazuhiro Soda follows documents classmate Kazuhiko Yamauchi's run for city council in Japan.
Director: Kazuhiro Sôda
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