Political Satire: 'Silver City' in Theaters

Chris Cooper plays a candidate in 'Silver City.'

Chris Cooper plays a candidate in 'Silver City.' Newmarket Films hide caption

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Chris Cooper plays a candidate in 'Silver City.'

Chris Cooper plays a candidate in 'Silver City.' Newmarket Films hide caption

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Independent filmmaker John Sayles' latest picture, about an election campaign in a Midwestern state, is called Silver City. NPR's Bob Mondello says it's a political lampoon in which similarities to real campaigns and campaigners are entirely intentional.

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