The Second Civil War

A very uncivil comedy
The Second Civil War
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  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 36 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
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  • Originally Released: 1997
  • Label: HBO Home Video
  • Packaging: Keep Case

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Beau Bridges stars in this black comedy that spoofs media manipulation, tabloid sensationalism, and the business of politics in this dark vision of a not-so-futuristic America. With a planeload of immigrant Pakastani orphans heading to his state for permanent relocation, the Governor of Idaho (Bridges) decides to defy the President (Phil Hartman) and close the state's border. News Net Television, a CNN-like cable news program that dominates the race for ratings by reporting on every possible political scandal or upset, quickly becomes involved and spins the racist act into an overnight media sensation, creating a divide in national opinion of both the Governor and the President. With a nervous country looking on--and the Governor romancing a NewsNet reporter (Leslie Pena) who's covering the story--it looks like Idaho may just start the second Civil War. THE SECOND CIVIL WAR is an original comedy from HBO.

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What happens when the Governor of Idaho decides to close his state borders to fight a wave of immigrants, but is caught up in a stormy love affair with his fiery Hispanic news reporter mistress' The answer may well be the start of THE SECOND CIVIL WAR.


Production Notes:

  • Television release: March 15, 1997.
  • Beau Bridges won an Emmy award for his role as the Jim Farley, the Governor of Idaho.
  • Cameo appearance by Producer/Director Roger Corman as Sandy Collins.

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