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Release Date: July 24th, 2009

DVD Release Date: November 10th, 2009

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary
During an interview, British Cabinet Minister Simon Foster (Tom Hollander) delivers an off-the-cuff remark that war in the Middle East is "unforeseeable." Profane political spin doctor Malcolm Tucker (Peter Capaldi) tries to cover up Foster's faux pas, but the ill-conceived comment is picked up by a warmongering American official. Foster is invited to Washington, D.C., where a war of words brews as politicians maneuver, manipulate and deceive each other before a U.N. vote on military action.

Cast: Peter Capaldi, Tom Hollander, Gina McKee, James Gandolfini, Chris Addison, Anna Chlumsky, Paul Higgins, Mimi Kennedy

Director: Armando Iannucci

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: BBC

Distributors: IFC Films

Keywords: Fall, London, Madcap, Spirited, Hilarious, Rivalry, Rise, 2000s

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Awards

Nominated Screenplay (Adapted)
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2009)
Nominated Outstanding British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2009)
Nominated Writing (Adapted Screenplay)