Market April 15, 2015
Agent Allan Haldeman, David Park, Lauren Meltzner (UTA)
Manager A.B. Fischer (Shuman Company)
An unconventional campaign finance director proves money is king during his stint on a hopeless campaign trail.
A cocky campaign financer agrees to fuel a hopeless presidential campaign if it means payback to his former employer.
An over-the-hill political campaign fundraiser will have his last shot at redemption with a presidential campaign for an idealistic candidate while revealing the funny-ugly sides of the campaign trail.
Comedy, Black Comedy, Political, Film, Social Commentary
The Ides of March, The Campaign, The Wolf Of Wall Street
A couple of months, fast-forward to several months later.
A poker table at the Mirage hotel, A campaign office, a Kentucky plantation mansion, a stadium, a Capital Hill bar, an apartment, a fake movie-street, Execs office, Steakhouse, The White House.
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At a high-stakes poker table at the mirage hotel, we meet STEVE FINCH (40's), an annoyingly-sharp crud man, who just bet everything he had on a bluff and his attitude- what cost him his last twenty thousand dollars. He receives a phone call for a job interview in Kentucky and flies over there.
At a Kentucky plantation house, he meets senator CHARLES HARRISON (50's) and his team of campaign yes-men, who urge him to run for presedency. Finch gives Harrison the harsh truth about campaigning for presidency, which makes him hated in the eyes of the rest and loved by Harrison. After Finch already orders himself a cab, Harrison pleads him to take a position as his finance director and finally convinces him with the mentioning of his opponent Buck Covington and the possibility of screwing him over. Over Buck Covington's giant stadium rally and Harrison's modest running- announcement, Finch provides a voiceover explaining the importance of financing in a campaign, and how it determines who wins. We then meet Finch with his INTERN (20's) as he explains more of the process of calling for donations and planning fundraising dinners. KIMBELL (20's) a young idealist arrives at Finch's campaign headquarters for...