WHO’S IN IT?
Sandra Bullock (Gravity), Scoot McNairy (Argo), Billy Bob Thornton (Bad Santa), Anthony Mackie (Captain America: The Winter Soldier), Ann Dowd (Compliance), Joaquim de Almeida (Behind Enemy Lines), Zoe Kazan (Ruby Sparks), Reynaldo Pacheco (Beginners), Dominic Flores (Rampart), Louis Arcella (The Door in the Floor), Octavio Gómez Berríos (Crash), Luis Chavez (In Time), Tilda Del Toro (The Gods)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
David Gordon Green (Pineapple Express), director; Peter Straughan (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy), writer; George Clooney (The Ides of March) and Grant Heslov (Argo), producers; David Wingo (Mud), composer; Tim Orr (Joe), cinematographer; Colin Patton (Prince Avalanche), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In 2002, Bolivian politician Pedro Castillo (Almeida) recruits retired American political consultant Jane Bodine (Bullock) to help him win the forthcoming Bolivian presidential election. Bodine faces many challenges along the way, including butting heads with the opposition’s own American political consultant Pat Candy (Thornton), if she is to lead Castillo to victory…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
A fictionalised version of events that inspired the award-winning documentary of the same name, Our Brand Is Crisis takes certain liberties – including a gender swap for its lead figure – to make Bolivian politics seem like fascinating entertainment.