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Director  Stephen Gyllenhaal
Duration  
Initial DVD release  October 2, 2012 (USA)
Country  United States
5.3/10 IMDb


Genre  Comedy, Drama
Running time  1h 38m
Music director  Nick Urata
Language  English
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Release date  June 10, 2012 (2012-06-10) (Seattle International Film Festival)
Based on  Zioncheck for President  by Phil Campbell
Writer  Phil Campbell (book), Stephen Gyllenhaal (screenplay), Justin Rhodes (screenplay)
Cast  Jason Biggs (Phil Campbell), Joel David Moore (Grant Cogswell), Lauren Ambrose (Emily Bowen), Cobie Smulders (Clair), Tom Arnold (Tommy), Todd Stashwick (Nick Ricochet)
Similar movies  Related Stephen Gyllenhaal movies
Tagline  Democracy with a Smile

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Grassroots is a 2012 American film directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal, based on the book Zioncheck for President by Phil Campbell.

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Shot in Seattle, the film revolves around a grassroots campaign for Seattle City Council and explores what happens when a dedicated activist tries to realize a vision by seeking political office.

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Plot

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The film tells the story of Phil Campbell (Jason Biggs), a journalist who has just lost his job and gets roped into leading Grant Cogswell's political campaign. Grant, played by Joel David Moore, is Phil's enthusiastic friend whose passion for the monorail inspires him to run for Seattle City Council. Grant is running against Richard McIver, played by Cedric the Entertainer, and although McIver has more money and more supporters, Grant's blind passion paired with Phil's strategy makes Grant a contender.

Cast

  • Jason Biggs as Phil Campbell
  • Joel David Moore as Grant Cogswell
  • Lauren Ambrose as Emily Bowen
  • Cobie Smulders as Clair (a.k.a. "Monorail Girl")
  • Tom Arnold as Tommy
  • Emily Bergl as Theresa Glendon
  • Todd Stashwick as Nick Ricochet
  • Cedric the Entertainer as Richard McIver
  • DC Pierson as Wayne
  • Christopher McDonald as Jim Tripp
  • References

    Grassroots (film) Wikipedia
    Grassroots (film) IMDbGrassroots (film) Rotten TomatoesGrassroots (film) MetacriticGrassroots (film) themoviedb.org


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