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Primary Colors

Primary Colors (1998)

In this adaptation of the best-selling roman à clef about Bill Clinton's 1992 run for the White House, the young and gifted Henry Burton is tapped to oversee the presidential campaign of Governor Jack Stanton. Burton is pulled into the politician's colorful world and looks on as Stanton -- who has a wandering eye that could be his downfall -- contends with his ambitious wife, Susan, and an outspoken adviser, Richard Jemmons.

Plot Keywords: the white house, usa president, presidential election, scandal, new hampshire, extramarital affair, presidential candidate

DirectorMike Nichols
WriterElaine May
Production CompaniesMutual Film Company, Universal Pictures
Production CountriesFrance, Germany, Japan, United Kingdom, United States of America
Spoken LanguagesEnglish

Alternate Titles

I colori della vittoria
Colores Primarios
Primary Colors - Mit aller Macht
Mit aller Macht - Primary Colors