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In the Loop

6.5
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Original title
In the Loop
Year
Running time
106 min.
Country
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Director
Screenwriter
Armando Iannucci, Jesse Armstrong, Simon Blackwell, Tony Roche
Music
Adam Ilhan, Elysian Quartet
Cinematography
Jamie Cairney
Cast
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Producer
Aramid Entertainment Fund / BBC Films
Genre
Comedy | Satire. Black Comedy. Politics. Spin-off
Synopsis / Plot
The US President and UK Prime Minister fancy a war. But not everyone agrees that war is a good thing. But, after British Secretary of State for International Development, Simon Foster, accidentally backs military action on TV, he suddenly has a lot of friends in Washington, DC. 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 spin-doctor Malcolm Tucker rigging the vote at the UN, they can halt the war. If they don't... well, they can always sack someone.
Awards
2009: Oscar: Nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay
2009: 2 Nominations for BAFTA Awards: Best Adapted Screenplay and British Film
2009: Film Critics Circle of New York: Best Screenplay. 2 Nominations
2009: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Runner Up for Best Sup. Actor and Screenplay
2009: Chicago Film Critics Awards: 2 Nom. including Best Sup. Actor (Capaldi)
2009: British Independent Film Awards (BIFA): Best Screenplay. 6 Nominations
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