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DIRECTOR Adam McKay
CAST Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Sam Rockwell, Steve Carrell
Christian Bale plays Dick Cheney in this award-winning and darkly funny satire from the makers of The Big Short.
Christian Bale is Vice President Dick Cheney in this brilliant reconstruction of the madness of the George W Bush (Sam Rockwell) presidency. An arch-manipulator, Cheney plays business, politics and warfare as mere tools for his personal gain, with his wife Lynne (Amy Adams) as his confidante. Absurd, dark and funny, Vice combines Bale’s award-winning performance with the wicked sense of humour we have come to expect from Adam McKay (The Big Short).
(2018 USA 129 mins)
This is no dry piece of political analysis. Much like The Big Short, McKay plays formal games and deploys engaging performances to help the medicine go down … An acting masterclass that neither pulls its punches nor sacrifices detail to pander to a mass audience, this is smart filmmaking from a director who gets better with every film — and a near career-best from Bale, which is saying something. Andrew Lowry, Empire
Nominated for 8 Oscars including Best Picture, Diector, Actor and Supporting Actress. Winner of Golden Globe for Best Actor and BAFTA for Best Editing.
BBFC advice: Contains strong language, disturbing scenes and infrequent bloody images
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