The Candidate Soundtrack (

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Rating: 7.20/10 from 9500 votes
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Alternate Names:
Title in Español:

El reino

Title in Italiano:

Il regno

Title in Português:

O Reino


2007. Manuel López-Vidal is a veteran Spanish politician and the right-hand of Frías, autonomous community's president (working as member of Spain's governing party), who he has an upper high-class lifestyle with his wife Inés and his teen daughter Nati. But behind of his long carrier and the respect of his party's partners and friends as Cabrera, Bermejo, Gallardo and Fernando, truth is totally different: Manuel is a crooked and corrupt man who since many years ago uses his politic position together his friends deviating foreign aids and getting money by means of any illegal way.

When Gallardo is arrested accused of fraud and politic corruption, Manuel warms all his friends about to keep silence hoping that the police forgets the case by not founding new evidences. But when it's revealed in the newspapers that himself has been recorded in personal conversations talking about it, the fictional world of respect and honor created by Manuel falls down.

With the elections closing the next year, the party closes ranks to save itself from the crisis: Frías distances from him to keep clean his name, the rest of partners blame him of their own corruptions and Manuel feels that there is a traitor close to him sending information to the police. Taking desperate measures, Manuel meets Alvarado, the newest politician of the party, to make a deal: give him all evidences he finds and Alvarado helps Manuel to avoid the jail.

With time running out, Manuel starts a race against the clock to find evidences and proofs trying to ruin his former friends, looking for destroy the own party if he finally is found guilty in the incoming trial. But will can Manuel get these evidences to save himself before the party take extreme measures against him?

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The Candidate
Nel blu dipinto di blu (Volare)
Domenico Modugno: Writer
Gipsy Kings: Performer
El Reino, Pt. 1
Olivier Arson: Writer
Olivier Arson: Performer
El Reino, Pt. 2
Olivier Arson: Writer
Olivier Arson: Performer
El Reino, Pt. 3
Olivier Arson: Writer
Olivier Arson: Performer
El Reino, Pt. 4
Olivier Arson: Writer
Olivier Arson: Performer
El Reino, Pt. 5
Olivier Arson: Writer
Olivier Arson: Performer
El Reino, Pt. 6
Olivier Arson: Writer
Olivier Arson: Performer

User reviews

Carol Jones

One negative opinion about the soundtrack of The Candidate is that it lacks emotional depth and fails to enhance the dramatic tension of the storyline. The music feels generic and uninspired, missing opportunities to elevate key moments in the film.

Laura Lopez

The Candidate's soundtrack perfectly captures the intensity and suspense of the political thriller. Each track sets the mood for the twists and turns of Manuel López-Vidal's corrupt world.

Patricia Lewis

Another criticism of the soundtrack is that it lacks cohesion and consistency in terms of style and tone. The variety of musical genres and styles used throughout the movie can be distracting and disjointed, making it difficult for the audience to fully immerse themselves in the narrative.

Elizabeth Gonzalez

The soundtrack of The Candidate skillfully complements the film's narrative, providing a gripping backdrop to the escalating drama and moral decay of the characters. The evocative compositions and melancholic themes resonate with the themes of power, corruption, and the consequences of one's actions in the pursuit of self-preservation.

Donna Davis

The use of different musical themes throughout the film adds layers to the narrative, creating a cohesive and immersive experience that stays with me long after the movie ends.

Mary Thompson

The soundtrack of The Candidate effectively captures the tension and deception present in the storyline. The use of suspenseful orchestral pieces and subtle electronic beats adds depth to the characters' moral dilemmas and shady dealings.

Brian Hill

The music enhances the emotional depth of the story, immersing the audience in the moral dilemmas and betrayals faced by the characters. The haunting melodies and powerful crescendos create a sense of urgency and intrigue that keeps viewers on the edge of their seats.

Deborah Campbell

The musical score of The Candidate skillfully sets the tone for each scene, effectively conveying the moral dilemmas and internal conflicts of the characters, adding depth and complexity to the story.

Amanda Lopez

The Candidate's soundtrack perfectly captures the intensity and suspense of the political thriller, enhancing the dramatic moments and keeping me on the edge of my seat.

Kimberly Mitchell

The music in The Candidate enhances the atmosphere of political intrigue and betrayal, creating a sense of foreboding and uncertainty as the protagonist's world unravels. The haunting melodies and discordant tones mirror the inner turmoil of the characters as they navigate through a web of lies and deceit.