Overview

Maine Congressman Charlie Winship has had a bad day. After being caught on video failing to stand and recite the pledge of allegiance, he knocks out another House member, confronts his angry ex-wife, and faces denunciation by the media for attacking one of the most cherished patriotic symbols in America. As his life spirals out of control, Charlie embarks on a journey to a remote island in the Atlantic whose eccentric inhabitants are in the middle of a shooting war over their fishing grounds. Treat Williams stars as The Congressman in this humorous and moving film that raises the important question of what it means to be an American.

  1. Robert Mrazek

    Director, Writer

  2. Jared Martin

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Treat Williams

    Treat Williams

    Charlie Winship

  2. Elizabeth Marvel

    Elizabeth Marvel

    Rae Blanchard

  3. Ryan Merriman

    Ryan Merriman

    Jared Barnes

  4. Jayne Atkinson

    Jayne Atkinson

    Casey Winship

  5. Marshall Bell

    Marshall Bell

    Sherm Hawkins

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The Congressman
The Congressman

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Status Released

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  • April 9, 2016
    R
    Theatrical

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    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 38m

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