Political drama about a young senator (Alda) torn between his family, his political career, and his mistress (Streep). Alda also wrote the thin screenplay, which reportedly is loosely based on the remarkable life of Ted Kennedy. Relatively shallow treatment of the meaty themes of power, hypocrisy, sex, and corruption in our nation's capital.
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Available on VHS
Running time 107 minutes.
L.A. Film Critics 1979: Support. Actor (Douglas), Support. Actress (Streep); Natl. Bd. of Review 1979: Support. Actress (Streep); N.Y. Film Critics 1979: Support. Actress (Streep); Natl. Soc. Film Critics 1979: Support. Actress (Streep).
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