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The story of an idealist's rise to power in the world of Louisiana politics and the corruption that leads to his ultimate downfall. Based on the1946 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel written by Robert Penn Warren.

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Directed by

Steven Zaillian

Written by

Steven Zaillian (Writer)
Robert Penn Warren (Novel)

Runtime

125 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Some people will do anything to gain power. Some will do anything to keep it.

Cast

Keywords

politics based on novel or book corruption journalist blackmail tragedy aristocrat mistress bodyguard governor power manipulation louisiana scandal

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