• The Brink (2019)

The Brink

Release Date: March 29th, 2019

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary

Filmmaker Alison Klayman follows political strategist Stephen K. Bannon as he tries to mobilize and unify far-right parties during the 2018 U.S. midterm elections.

Cast: Stephen K. Bannon

Director: Alison Klayman

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: RYOT Films, AliKlay Productions

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Katie WalshChicago Tribune

    Bannon may think he's constantly manipulating the media, but in this film, Klayman uses the tools of documentary filmmaking to reveal his inherent emptiness. show more

  • 87
    Todd GilchristTheWrap

    Klayman, an increasingly skilled observer as a documentarian, occasionally succumbs to her own curiosity, or maybe incredulity, to ask him a question about these comments, or positions, but mostly, her quiet, unobtrusive gaze exposes his flaws without requiring interjection. show more

  • 30
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    This Bannon is a snooze, occasionally making a wry aside but nearly never saying anything unusually smart or new. ... It's hard to see what ordinary viewers at any point on the political spectrum will gain from this particular status report. show more

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