One Bright Shining Moment

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One Bright Shining Moment

One Bright Shining Moment

Release Date: September 16, 2005

Year    :   2005
Slogan    :   «For once in American politics, sunshine and light beat shadows and fog.»
Genres    :   Documentary, History
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Director    :   Stephen Vittoria
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Writers    :   Stephen Vittoria
RunTime    :   123 mins.
Revenue    :   15504

ONE BRIGHT SHINING MOMENT retraces George McGovern's bold presidential campaign of 1972 - a grassroots campaign that fought for peace and justice, and positioned ideas and people first. But what is remembered today as being the ultimate political defeat of the American Century may also have been its high watermark. The film poses this central question: what does the crushing electoral defeat of a man so well respected for his decency and intellect say about the electoral process, the American government, and more importantly, what does it say about the forces at work on the American people- then and now? Featuring interviews with the candidate himself, supporters and activists like Gore Vidal, Gloria Steinem, Warren Beatty, Howard Zinn, and music from Bob Dylan, Robbie Robertson, Donovan, and Elvis Costello.


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