The Candidate

1972, Movie, NR, 109 mins

Handlers, spin-doctors, and the good man they lead astray. Jeremy Larner's Academy Award-winning screenplay provides a voyage into the sea of politics; the result is a fascinating film that sometimes feels like a documentary. Despite minor glitches, this is a prophetic glimpse of politics in the age of TV.

Redford plays an altruistic attorney whose father (Douglas) was California's governor. Having seen all the dirt as a young man, Redford has no interest in politics. Porter is the typical big-state senator--bluff, hearty, and full of bull--there doesn't seem to be anyone who can come close to defeating him in the next election. Boyle asks Redford to run for of...

Released: 1972 Rated: NR Length: 109 mins

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