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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Will Ferrell
Zach Galifianakis
Jason Sudeikis
Directors
Jay Roach
Screenwriters
Chris Henchy
Shawn Harwell
Running Time
85 minutes

The Campaign
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Plot
Long-term Congressman Cam Brady (Ferrell) makes a huge public gaffe and, for the first time in his career, is forced to fight an election campaign against another candidate — Marty Huggins (Galifianakis), unwitting big-business stooge and manager of the local tourist office


Verdict
The Campaign gets by on its stars’ comic compatibility and a relentless stream of jokes, many of which are laugh-out-loud funny. The only real downer is the ending, which feels tacked on like a hanging chad.


Reviewed by Simon Braund

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