The Ideas of March is a movie about an idealistic staffer for a newbie presidential candidate gets a crash course on dirty politics during his stint on the campaign trail. The movie is based on the play by Beau Willimon.
George Clooney plays presidential candidate Governor Mike Morris. Armed with a rock solid campaign manager in Paul Zara (Philip Seymour Hoffman) and Gosling as Stephen Myers, Morris is the perfect candidate. He says the right things and people believe in him. More important to this story, Stephen believes in him.
“He is the Michael Jackson of Directing”, says Ryan Gosling praising writer, director George Clooney.