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Miss Sloane (2016)

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In the high-stakes world of political power-brokers, Elizabeth Sloane is the most sought after and formidable lobbyist in D.C. But when taking on the most powerful opponent of her career, she finds winning may come at too high a price.

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Congressman Ron M. Sperling
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Jane Molloy
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Rodolfo Schmidt
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Pat Connors
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Forde
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George Dupont
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Brian
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Clara Thomson
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Pru Walsh
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In the high-stakes world of political power-brokers, Elizabeth Sloane (Jessica Chastain) is the most sought after and formidable lobbyist in D.C. Known equally for her cunning and her track record of success, she has always done whatever is required to win. But when she takes on the most powerful opponent of her career, she finds that winning may come at too high a price. Written by EuropaCorp

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Make sure you surprise them

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Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for language and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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9 December 2016 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Sola contra el poder  »

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Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$59,797 (USA) (25 November 2016)

Gross:

$3,439,171 (USA) (23 December 2016)
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The script for this film was discovered from a query letter by the writer's manager in Spring 2014, and further developed and exposed to the market in early 2015. The unrepresented screenwriter was living in Asia at the time and was attempting to solicit industry reps over the Internet. In less than one year, the spec script was acquired, attracted an Oscar-nominated director and actress, procured financing and distribution, and was put on a progress-to-production track. See more »

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Elizabeth Sloane: Lobbying is about foresight. About anticipating your opponent's moves and devising counter measures. The winner plots one step ahead of the opposition. And plays her trump card just after they play theirs. It's about making sure you surprise them. And they don't surprise you.
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Featured in La noche de...: La sombra de la sospecha (2017) See more »

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Shake, Shake, Oooow
Music by Wang Rong
Performed by Wang Rong
Arranger: Seung ick Shin (Korea)
Producer: Rockcat
© Bay Yue He Music / Musicjag
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Maybe not for 10, but certainly it's above 7.
28 January 2017 | by (Croatia) – See all my reviews

Just watched the movie and I have to say I'm shocked that it's rated so low on IMDb, as I have watched much, MUCH worse movies with better ratings. Scrolling to evidentially biased ratings and reviews I'm giving it a 10, just hoping it will balance out the harm done. Jessica Chastain delivered great performance, but she wasn't the only one, whole crew was really good, but she really did earn that globe nomination. Furthermore, movie is beautifully captured, cinematography is great and whole atmosphere is really nice. The last but not the least, it's a great thriller, with an unpredictable twist and not boring for a moment. I do understand it's might be different experience watching it for an European audience, as from the start second amendment and gun legislative is for most of us here absurd, however, although I can understand that for some Americans it might seem one sided story, my question is aren't many of story lines one sided, to be honest it's not advertised as documentary, so why should you even expect other side to be equally represented? Strongly recommend to give this movie attention it deserves.


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