Set in 1988, during the much-publicized three weeks leading up to the Democratic presidential nominations, this true story story centers on Colorado charmer Gary Hart (Hugh Jackman) and the media tirade against him following the revelations of his extra-marital affair with a model. The scandal caused a media explosion in a new post-Watershed era of media-led personal exposes for the rich and famous; seeing his rising career derail as a result. Based on the original book by Mat Bai entitled “All the Truth is Out” Directed by Jason Reitman.~Clare Perez-Izaguirre Lopez
Hugh jackman plays Gary Hart, former senator of Colorado, becomes the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1987. Hart's intelligence, charisma and idealism makes him popular with young voters, leaving him with a seemingly clear path to the White House. All that comes crashing down when allegations of an extramarital affair surface in the media, forcing the candidate to address a scandal that threatens to derail his campaign and personal life.
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