The Front Runner

The Week America Went Tabloid

American Senator Gary Hart’s presidential campaign in 1988 is derailed when he’s caught in a scandalous love affair.

From the 4x Oscar nominated, and Golden Globe winning director / writer of Up In The Air, Thank You For Smoking, and Juno! Starring Oscar nominee, and Golden Globe winner Hugh Jackman!

Gary Hart, former Senator of Colorado, becomes the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1987. Hart's intelligence, charisma and idealism makes him popular with young voters, leaving him with a seemingly clear path to the White House. All that comes crashing down when allegations of an extramarital affair surface in the media, forcing the candidate to address a scandal that threatens to derail his campaign and personal life.
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