About The Film
A cutthroat lobbyist on the verge of personal and professional burnout pushes
legal and ethical boundaries to ensure the passage of a controversial law in
Miss Sloane, a
riveting political thriller from Academy Award-nominated director John Madden.
Pulling back the curtain on the secretive and powerful lobbying industry,
Miss Sloane reveals how
Capitol Hill games are played - and won.
Brilliant, self-assured and utterly unscrupulous, Elizabeth Sloane (Jessica
Chastain) is one of the most powerful forces behind the scenes in Washington.
The star player at an old-school lobbying firm headed by George Dupont (Sam
Waterston), Miss Sloane will do whatever it takes for her clients - even if that
means bending the rules. But when the head of the powerful gun lobby calls on
her to help convince women to oppose a bill that will impose new regulations on
the sale of firearms, she turns him down flat and instead joins a scrappy
boutique firm representing the backers of the law. Alongside the firm's CEO
(Mark Strong) and a group of young up-and-comers, Miss Sloane schemes, maneuvers
and manipulates her way to what could be a stunning victory, but her zeal for
winning threatens both her career and the people she cares about. Compromised,
vulnerable and under investigation by the Senate, Elizabeth Sloane may finally
have met her match.
Miss Sloane is directed by John Madden (Shakespeare
in Love, The Best Exotic
Marigold Hotel) from a script by Jonathan Perera. The film stars Academy
Award nominee Jessica Chastain (Zero
Dark Thirty, Interstellar),
Mark Strong (Tinker Tailor
Soldier Spy, Kingsman: The
Secret Service), Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Belle,
Beyond the Lights), Michael
Stuhlbarg (A Serious Man,
Trumbo), Alison Pill ("The
Hail, Caesar!), Jake Lacy (Carol,
"Girls"), and Academy Award
nominees Sam Waterston (The
Killing Fields, "Law & Order") and John Lithgow (The
World According to Garp,
Terms of Endearment).
Producers are Ben Browning (It's
Kind of a Funny Story,
Sanctum), Kris Thykier (Kick-Ass,
Woman in Gold) and Ariel
Bandidas). Director of photography
is Sebastian Blenkov (Their
Finest, The Riot Club).
Editor is Alexander Berner (Cloud
Atlas, Resident Evil).
Production designer is Matthew Davies (Blindness,
Hannibal). Costume designer
is Georgina Yarhi (Assault on
Precinct 13, Lucky Number
Slevin). Composer is Max Richter (Shutter
Island, The Leftovers).
Claude LĂ©ger, Jonathan Vanger, Patrick Chu and Aaron Ryder serve as the
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