Partly scripted by Monty Python's John Cleese (A FISH CALLED WANDA) and Graham Chapman, this clever political satire stars Cook as a young opportunist who will stop at nothing to get to the top. Landing a job at a crumbling ad agency, he quickly shapes up the operation and becomes fast
friends with the owner. Cook then uses his newfound prestige to launch a political campaign, winning a seat in Parliament. Through much backstabbing--all exaggerated to the utmost--he becomes president of England, a position created just for Cook because nothing else will suffice. There is nothing
heavy beneath the script; it's just a big mishmash of farcical humor, with the main pol...