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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Frank Capra / US, 1939 / 129 min.

Fake news? Smear campaigns? They've been around longer than we're likely to think, as is evident from Frank Capra's classic about a young senator who takes a stand against political corruption. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, one of the great films about American politics, starring a young James Stewart, is a fitting choice for the night of the US presidential election.

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With introduction by Marike Huizinga (Eye programmer) (in Dutch)

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Director

Frank Capra

Production year

1939

Country

US

Original title

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Length

129 min.

Subtitles

NLD

Format

35mm

Part of

Eye Classics

Eye’s collection includes a wealth of classics. We screen them regularly, in various programmes. Eye now brings film history even closer with its new series Eye Classics: three classics a week, chosen by Eye's programmers. On the big screen, screened in 35mm whenever possible.

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