Primary Colors (movie)

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Primary Colors is a 1998 American comedy-drama movie directed by Mike Nichols. The screenplay by Elaine May was based of the novel Primary Colors: A Novel of Politics about Bill Clinton's first presidential campaign in 1992.[1][2][3] The movie starred John Travolta, Emma Thompson, Billy Bob Thornton, Kathy Bates, Maura Tierney, Larry Hagman, and Adrian Lester.

Bates was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance, and May was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.

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  1. David Lauter (March 15, 1998). "What the Movie Gets —and What It Doesn't". Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on March 9, 2012. Retrieved January 24, 2011.
  2. Faye Fiore (March 2, 1998). "Just What He Didn't Need Right Now; Movies: Will 'Primary Colors,' a thinly veiled slice of presidential life, hurt or help Bill Clinton?". Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on November 4, 2012. Retrieved January 24, 2011.
  3. Columnist's Mea Culpa: I'm Anonymous Archived 2011-03-13 at the Wayback Machine, Doreen Carvajal, The New York Times, July 18, 1996