Primary Colors

Primary Colors

Primary Colors

John Travolta leads this Oscar-nominated 1998 political comedy from the director of The Graduate, based on the anonymously-published novel of the same name which told a thinly disguised version of Bill Clinton's 1992 run for president. Co-stars Emma Thompson, Billy Bob Thornton and Kathy Bates in her second Academy Awards-nominated role.

1998Rating: MA15+, Medium level coarse language143 minsUK, USA, France, Germany, Japan
ComedyDrama
Director:
Mike Nichols ('The Graduate', 'Closer', 'Charlie Wilson's War')
Writer:
Elaine May
Cast:
John TravoltaEmma ThompsonBilly Bob ThorntonKathy BatesAdrian LesterMaura Tierney

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Reviews & comments

Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

press

It's a superb film -- funny, insightful and very wise about the realities of political life.

The Washington Post

The Washington Post

press

Its palette isn't primary at all: It's full of secondary shadings.

Variety

Variety

press

A modern immorality tale with a keen, observant edge.

Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

press

It's a superb film -- funny, insightful and very wise about the realities of political life.

The Washington Post

The Washington Post

press

Its palette isn't primary at all: It's full of secondary shadings.

Variety

Variety

press

A modern immorality tale with a keen, observant edge.

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