One Bright Shining Moment (2005)

One Bright Shining Moment
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 2hr 5mins.
Genres Documentary
Keywords political
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Stephen Vittoria Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Gilbert Yousefian Director of Photography Cinematographer 120780 6000001
Patrick Kelly Cinematographer n/a 402 6000002
Michael C Donaldson Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Frank Fischer Producer n/a 3 3000002
Stephen Vittoria Director n/a 2 2000001
Stephen Vittoria Producer n/a 3 3000001
Jeff Sterling Editor n/a 172 7000001
Bob Dylan Music Additional Music 120781 8000001
Robert Guillory Original Music n/a 120838 8000006
Robb Wenner Sound Design n/a 120905 14000001
Elvis Costello Music n/a 120781 8000005
Donovan Leitch Music n/a 120781 8000004
Leon Russell Music Additional Music 120781 8000002
Robbie Robertson Music n/a 120781 8000003
Amy Goodman Narrator n/a 120790 1000018
JC Svec Actor Himself 1 1000017
Dick Gregory Actor Himself 1 1000006
Gary Hart Actor Himself 1 1000007
Frank Mankiewicz Actor Himself 1 1000008
Howard Zinn Actor Himself 1 1000005
Warren Beatty Actor Himself 1 1000004
Gore Vidal Actor Himself 1 1000002
Gloria Steinem Actor Herself 1 1000003
Jim Bouton Actor Himself 1 1000009
James G Abourezk Actor Himself 1 1000010
Chip Berlet Actor Himself 1 1000015
Rick Stearns Actor Himself 1 1000016
Harvey Kornberg Actor Himself 1 1000014
Thomas J Knock Actor Himself 1 1000013
Father Malcolm Boyd Actor Himself 1 1000011
Ron Kovic Actor Himself 1 1000012
George McGovern Actor Himself 1 1000001
Synopsis
A chronicle retracing George McGovern's bold presidential campaign of 1972--a grassroots campaign that fought for peace and justice; a campaign that positioned ideas and people first; and, for a myriad of reasons, a campaign that was crushed in workman-like fashion by the Butcher from Whittier, Richard Nixon. The tragedy of the '72 campaign is this: George McGovern might have been the only candidate in our modern era to run for President who truly understood what an incredible monument America could be to the human race. Without a doubt he was the most honest. This film poses this central thought: the ultimate political defeat of the American Century may also be its high watermark. And if so, what does that say about the electoral process, the American government, and more importantly, what does it say about the forces at work on the American people--then and now?
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