THE FRONT RUNNER – RIVIERA FILM FESTIVAL
Genre: Biography, Drama
Rating: M 113’ coarse language
Cast: Hugh Jackman, Vera Farmiga, J.K. Simmons
Director: Jason Reitman
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.
Hollywood Film Awards
Actor of the Year Winner – Hugh Jackman