Primary Colors (1998) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Primary Colors

Mike Nichols, 1998

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Primary Colors: A Novel of Politics
Joe Klein, 1996

Primary Colors is a movie directed by Mike Nichols in 1998 and based on the book Primary Colors: A Novel of Politics by Joe Klein, first published in 1996. The movie features John Travolta, Emma Thompson, Billy Bob Thornton, Kathy Bates, Adrian Lester, Maura Tierney, and others.

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Movie Poster: Primary Colors (Mike Nichols, 1998)

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Book Cover: Primary Colors: A Novel of Politics (Joe Klein, 1996)

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Audiobook cover of Primary Colors: A Novel of Politics, the 1996 book by Joe Klein.

Primary Colors: A Novel of Politics

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Storyline

Young political idealist, and grandson of civil rights leader, Henry Burton, is recruited to join the campaign of Jack Stanton, a charismatic Southern governor who is trying to win the Democratic Party nomination for President of the United States. The campaign is then rocked by a fresh allegation when Jack’s old friend, Fat Willie McCollister approaches Henry to tell him that his 17-year-old daughter Loretta, who worked for the Stantons as a babysitter, is pregnant and that Jack is the father.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Primary Colors, the 1998 movie by Mike Nichols

Year

1998

Minutes

143

Movie Rate

6.60

Source: IMDb

Movie

Primary Colors

Country: UK

Year: 1998

Length: 2h23m

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Cover of Primary Colors: A Novel of Politics, the 1996 book by Joe Klein

Year

1996

Pages

366

Book Rate

7.22

S: Goodreads

Book

Primary Colors: A Novel of Politics

Country: USA

First published in: 1996

Length: 366 pages

Genre: Fiction

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