The Candidate (15)
Dir: Rodrigo Sorogoyen
Cast: Antonio de la Torre, Mónica López, Josep Maria Pou
Sp, 2018, 129 mins, Spanish dialogue with subtitles
A riveting political thriller about a thrusting politician whose upward trajectory is about to take a spiral in the opposite direction when his role in a corruption scandal is exposed. Bolstered by excellent acting all round from the large ensemble cast this is an enlightening character study, exposing shameless corrupt political schemes that accommodate high-end lifestyles. Remind you of anyone ?