An Unreasonable Man Before his 2000 run for the presidency — a campaign blamed in some Democratic quarters for the election of George W. Bush — Ralph Nader… An Unreasonable Man Before his 2000 run for the presidency — a campaign blamed in some Democratic quarters for the election of George W. Bush — Ralph Nader…
DVD Review

An Unreasonable Man (2007)

PARTY'S OVER An Unreasonable Man looks at Nader's career and presidential run
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PARTY'S OVER An Unreasonable Man looks at Nader's career and presidential run
EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Jun 12, 2007; DVD Release Date: Jun 12, 2007; Movie Rated: Unrated; Genre: Documentary; Distributor: IFC First Take

Before his 2000 run for the presidency — a campaign blamed in some Democratic quarters for the election of George W. Bush — Ralph Nader was best known for being an idealistic, progressive, and effective consumer advocate. The thought-provoking documentary An Unreasonable Man traces his career over five decades and almost completely avoids any personal anecdotes (due to the fact that Nader lives an ascetic, work-centered life). EXTRAS A wealth of enlightening deleted scenes and mini-documentaries, some expounding on why most third-party campaigns are ultimately doomed. A-

Originally posted Jun 15, 2007 Published in issue #940 Jun 22, 2007 Order article reprints
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