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In the Loop

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Comedy
Release Date:July 24, 2009
Running time:106 minutes
Cast:Peter Capaldi, Tom Hollander, Gina McKee, James Gandolfini, Mimi Kennedy
Director:Armando Iannucci
Producer:Adam Tandy, Kevin Loader
Writer:Tony Roche, Simon Blackwell, Jesse Armstrong
Distributor:IFC

Description: The US President and UK Prime Minister fancy a war. But, not everyone agrees that war is a good thing. The US General Miller doesn't think so and neither does the British Secretary of State for International Development, Simon. But, after Simon accidentally backs military action on TV, he suddenly has a lot of friends in Washington, D.C. If Simon can get in with the right DC people, if his entourage of one can sleep with the right intern, and if they can both stop the Prime Minister's chief spin-doctor Malcolm Tucker rigging the vote at the UN, they can halt the war. If they don't... well, they can always sack their Director of Communications Judy, who they never liked anyway and who's back home dealing with voters with blocked drains and a man who's angry about a collapsing wall.

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