Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story (2008)

Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 27mins.
Genres Documentary, Historical, Biopic
Keywords political
Status Released
US Release Date
  • 2009 WGA Nominations
    By: Emily Christianson January 07, 2009 6:05pm GMT+0000

    The Coen brothers could be adding a third Writers Guild of America Award to their impressive trophy case next month if they can nab another for best original screenplay for Burn After Reading. The WGA, who announced their nominees today, presented Joel and Ethan Coen with best adapted screenplay last year for No Country for Old Men and best original screenplay in 1997 for Fargo.

Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Michael Dukakis Actor Himself 1 1000001
Sam Donaldson Actor Himself 1 1000002
Mary Matalin Actor Herself 1 1000003
Howard Fineman Actor Himself 1 1000004
Lee Atwater Actor Himself 1 1000005
Tucker Eskew Actor n/a 1 1000006
Jim McCabe Actor n/a 1 1000007
Joe Conason Actor n/a 1 1000008
Joe Sligh Actor n/a 1 1000009
Ed Rollins Actor n/a 1 1000010
Roger Stone Actor n/a 1 1000011
Eric Alterman Actor n/a 1 1000012
Tom Turnipseed Actor n/a 1 1000013
Terry McAuliffe Actor n/a 1 1000014
Lee Bandy Actor n/a 1 1000015
Robert Novak Actor n/a 1 1000016
Ishmael Reed Actor n/a 1 1000017
Rich Peterson Actor n/a 1 1000018
Chuck Jackson Actor n/a 1 1000019
Stefan Forbes Director n/a 2 2000001
Stefan Forbes Producer n/a 3 3000001
Noland Walker Producer n/a 3 3000002
Stefan Forbes Cinematographer n/a 402 6000001
Tim Robert Cinematographer n/a 402 6000002
Stefan Forbes Editor n/a 172 7000001
Stefan Forbes Music n/a 120781 8000001
Tim Robert Music n/a 120781 8000002
Elissa Birke Research Archival Research 458 12000001
Jenni Schalk Research Archival Research 458 12000002
Antonio Arroyo Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Paul Cote Sound n/a 120816 14000002
Bryan Dembinski Sound n/a 120816 14000003
Dennis Towns Sound n/a 120816 14000004
Margaret Crimmins Supervising Sound Editor n/a 328 14000005
Greg Smith Supervising Sound Editor n/a 328 14000006
Scott Cannizzaro Supervising Sound Editor n/a 328 14000007
Synopsis
Known for his cutthroat, win-at-all-costs political maneuverings, the late iconoclast Lee Atwater, the man behind successful Republican campaigns for Nixon and the Bush Dynasty, was the pioneer of the modern art of hardball campaigning. Here, we get a closer look at Atwater's role in trampling the Democratic party in the 1980s while the GOP shrewdly solidified its hold on Middle America.
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