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How to Sell a War

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Synopsis

Peggy, a naïve but ambitious young woman with a marked physical disability, gets thrown into the deep end when she starts her new career in PR at a high-profile company, under the supervision of her aunt. Through an innocent misunderstanding on her first day in the office, Peggy ends up becoming indispensable in a highly sensitive case – the Governor of Svaneti, in Georgia, needs to fabricate a humanitarian crisis in order to get NATO backing in his fight to halt Russian annexation. He needs a moral imperative to start a real war, and swing Western public opinion in his favour in order to get British soldiers on the ground.

Details

Year
2016
Type of film
Features
Director
Rudolph Herzog
Producer
Mike Downey, Sam Taylor
Screenwriter
Rudolph Herzog, Tim Price

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Production Company

UK, Georgia coproduction

F&ME (UK), 20 Steps Productions (GE), The Caucasian Film Service (GE)

Film & Music Entertainment Ltd. (F&ME)
Unit 25
Archer Street Studios
10/11 Archer Street
London W1D 7AZ
+44 (0) 203 713 0028
office@fame.uk.com
http://www.fame.uk.com