Advise And Consent [DVD] (1962) DVD Gripping, classic Washington drama dealing with the power plays that erupt when a controversial politician is nominated for Secretary of State. Director Otto Preminger elicits superb performances from an all-star cast that includes Henry Fonda, Charles Laughton, Burgess Meredith, Gene Tierney, and Peter Lawford. 138 min.
Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, Spanish, French; audio commentary; theatrical trailer.
Talk about political power plays, wheeling and dealing. It's a miracle those guys in Washington get something worth while done at all, every once in a while. Occasionally. Reading between the lines, once again you get the impression this guy Preminger was pretty cynical.