R | | Drama
After a close friend drops out of politics, a political consultant helping to find a replacement finds a web of corruption and deceit as well.
When this film premiered at the 1986 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, reels three and four were sequentially reversed by Sundance staffer and IATSE projectionist David Nelson. Most critics and viewers said that they didn't notice the mistake in what they called an otherwise disappointing film. One of the filmmakers demanded that the incomplete premiere be stopped, and it wasn't rescheduled, the only such film in festival history to do so.
They are now in his room fucking.
The character portrayed by Denzel Washington has the surname Billings. In the end credits, the character's surname is spelled Billing.
English, Spanish, Yiddish
$1,854,200 2 February 1986