The War Room Poster

Release Date: March 15th, 1994

DVD Release Date: November 10th, 1998

PG|1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary
Given unprecedented access, documentary filmmakers D.A. Pennebaker Chris Hegedus follow part of the 1992 Clinton campaign for president. During the New Hampshire primary, the campaign hits some stumbling blocks, chief among them the Gennifer Flowers scandal, but nevertheless manages to pull out a second-place finish. From there, strategists George Stephanopoulos and James Carville repair to national campaign headquarters in Little Rock to monitor the remaining duration of the campaign.

Cast: James Carville, George Stephanopoulos, Heather Beckel, Paul Begala, Bob Boorstin, Michael Donnilon, Jeff Eller, Stan Greenberg

Director: Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Mc*Ettinger Films, Pennebaker Associates

Keywords: Tense, Hotel, Underdog, Charming, 1990s, Rise, Office


Nominated Documentary (Feature)