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The Manchurian Candidate
Directed by:
Jonathan Demme

"The Manchurian Candidate" (also known as "Manchurian Kandidat, Der") is a Drama/Mystery/Science Fiction/Thriller/War film directed by Jonathan Demme, and written by Daniel Pyne (screenplay) and George Axelrod (1962 screenplay), released on July 22 of 2004 in the USA . Jeffrey Wright and Pablo Schreiber are starring, alongside Anthony Mackie, Dorian Missick, Jose Pablo Cantillo and Teddy Dunn.

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Who directed "The Manchurian Candidate":

The Manchurian Candidate was directed by Jonathan Demme, an American director, producer, writer, and actor.

Before making The Manchurian Candidate, Jonathan Demme had directed Beloved, released in 1998, Philadelphia (1993), The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Swimming to Cambodia (1987), Something Wild (1986), and Swing Shift (1984). Since, he directed Rachel Getting Married, released in 2008, Neil Young Journeys (2011), Ricki and the Flash (2015).

What was the release date of "The Manchurian Candidate":

The Manchurian Candidate was initally released in the United States on Thursday, July 22, 2004.. This was fifteen (15) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, November 19, 2004 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, November 03, 2004 in France; Thursday, November 11, 2004 in Germany; Thursday, September 02, 2004 in Italy; Monday, October 25, 2004 in Spain; Thursday, October 28, 2004 in Australia and on Friday, February 25, 2005 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "The Manchurian Candidate":

At the casting of The Manchurian Candidate we find Jeffrey Wright, previously seen in D-Tox (2002) and Ali (2001); Pablo Schreiber (Bubble Boy (2001)); Anthony Mackie (Brother to Brother (2004), Hollywood Homicide (2003)) [ more... ]

  • Paul Lazar and Dorian Missick, Bill Irwin also appeared together in Rachel Getting Married, released in 2008.
  • Kimberly Elise and Paul Lazar also appeared together in Beloved, released in 1998.
  • Kimberly Elise and Denzel Washington also appeared in The Great Debaters, released in 2007.
  • Liev Schreiber and Jeffrey Wright also appeared together in Chicago 10, released in 2007.

What is the Storyline of "The Manchurian Candidate":

Major Bennett "Ben" Marco (Denzel Washington) is a war veteran who begins to doubt what is commonly known about his famous U.S. Army unit. During the Persian Gulf War, Sergeant First Class Raymond Shaw (Liev Schreiber) supposedly rescued all but two members in his unit, of which Marco was the commanding officer. This made Shaw a war hero, gained him the Medal of Honor, and launched him into a career in politics. One of Marco's former NCOs, Corporal Al Melvin (Jeffrey Wright), contacts him and says that he [...]

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