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3.2
794 Ratings

Wag the Dog

Directed by Barry Levinson
United States, 1997
Drama, Comedy

Synopsis

Robert DeNiro stars as a Washington spinmaster who needs a war to distract public’s attention from a sex scandal involving the President. Dustin Hoffman received an Academy Award nomination for his role in this biting political satire.

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Wag the Dog Directed by Barry Levinson

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1998 | Winner: Special Jury Prize

Academy Awards

1998 | 2 nominations including: Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published

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