Janeane from Des Moines (2012)

Janeane from Des Moines
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 18mins.
Genres Documentary, Political, Biopic
Keywords biopic, election, mockumentary, political
Status Released
US Release Date
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Jane Wilson Actor Janeane 1 1000001
Michael Oosterom Actor Fred 1 1000002
Mitt Romney Actor Himself 1 1000003
Rick Santorum Actor Himself 1 1000004
Rick Perry Actor Himself 1 1000005
Anita Perry Actor Herself 1 1000006
Newt Gingrich Actor Himself 1 1000007
Melanie Merkosky Actor Lissi Wilson 1 1000008
Michele Bachmann Actor Herself 1 1000009
Grace Lee Director n/a 2 2000001
Grace Lee Producer n/a 3 3000001
Jane Wilson Producer n/a 3 3000002
Chip Rosenbloom Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Carl Pfirman Co-Producer n/a 170 3000004
Grace Lee Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Jane Wilson Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Jerry Henry Cinematographer n/a 402 6000001
Aldo Velasco Editor n/a 172 7000001
Ceiri Torjussen Music n/a 120781 8000001
Nathan Amondson Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Tamara Johnson Sound Mixer n/a 230 14000001
Pete Horner Rerecording Mixer n/a 120856 14000002
Synopsis
Janeane Wilson is an Iowa housewife who is proud to consider herself a patriotic, God-fearing, conservative American. Though her husband Fred's job as a truck driver frequently takes him out of town for long stretches, Janeane keeps busy at home: in the garden, at a women's bible study group, and as a local political activist. As the 2012 presidential election fast approaches, Janeane is eager to do her part as a responsible citizen by attending and participating in campaign rallies for Republican nominees in the lead-up to the Iowa caucus. Her biggest concern is finding a candidate who will be committed to repealing Obamacare, Planned Parenthood and other leftist initiatives that are, in her view, destroying the country she loves. She travels around to various campaign stops in the Des Moines area, listening raptly to sound-bites doled out by GOP candidates Michele Bachmann, Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney, Ron Paul, Rick Perry and Newt Gingrich. But the ongoing recession takes its toll, and economic and medical crises cause a radical upheaval in Janeane's life. Her faith is put to the test, as her once staunchly-held conservative beliefs no longer seem to satisfy the unanswered questions in her life.
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