Grassroots

A short-tempered, unemployed music critic who likes to dress as a polar bear thinks he can harness the power of the people to ride the monorail to political victory in Seattle. And he's right. Almost. It's before Twitter, before the flash mob, before Obama. It's 2001, and political unknown Grant Cogswell decides he must take down Seattle City Councilman Richard McIver. Grant has only one dream, but it's a big one: an elegant monorail gliding silently above the city's wet streets. Grassroots is a character-driven comedy about the power of the people and the virtues of standing up for what you believe in. Against all odds.

- Synopsis provided by Internet Video Archive

Credits

Director:

  • Stephen Gyllenhaal

Cast:

  • Cobie Smulders
  • Jason Biggs
  • Cedric the Entertainer
  • Christopher McDonald
  • Lauren Ambrose
  • Joel David Moore
  • Emily Bergl
  • Tom Arnold
  • Todd Stashwick
  • D.C. Pierson

Writer:

  • Stephen Gyllenhaal

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