The Seduction of Joe Tynan (1979)

Director
Jerry Schatzberg

Main cast
Alan Alda; Barbara Harris; Meryl Streep; Rip Torn; Melvyn Douglas

Genres
Drama

Description
Respected liberal Senator Joe Tynan is asked to to lead the opposition to a Supreme Court appointment. It means losing an old friend and fudging principles to make the necessary deals, as well as further straining his already part-time family life. But it could be a big boost to his career, so he takes it on. Helping him prepare the case is pretty southern researcher Karen Traynor, and their developing relationship further complicates and compromises his life.


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