Miss Sloane
Character: Madeline Elizabeth Sloane
Directed by: John Madden
Written by: Jonathan Perera
Produced by: Ariel Zeitoun, Ben Browning, Kris Thykier
Other cast: Mark Strong, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Stuhlbarg, Alison Pill, Jake Lacy, John Lithgow, Sam Waterston
Release date: November 25, 2016
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Running time: 2h 12min

Willing to bend the rules for her clients, Elizabeth Sloane remains one of the most sought-after lobbyists in Washington, D.C. When asked to help oppose a bill that imposes regulations on firearms, she instead joins a scrappy boutique firm that represents the backers of the law. Her defiant stance and determination to win now makes her the target of powerful new enemies who threaten her career and the people she cares about.

Taglines

→ Make sure you surprise them

Trivia

♦ Jessica Chastain spent time with many female D.C lobbyists in preparation for the film.

Character’s Quotes

• Lobbying is about foresight. About anticipating your opponent’s moves and devising counter measures. The winner plots one step ahead of the opposition. And plays her trump card just after they play theirs. It’s about making sure you surprise them. And they don’t surprise you.
• Lobbying is about foresight. About anticipating your opponent’s moves and devising counter measures. The winner plots one step ahead of the opposition. And plays her trump card just after they play theirs. It’s about making sure you surprise them. And they don’t surprise you.
• Cynical is a word used by Pollyannas to denote an absence of the naiveté they so keenly exhibit.