In the Loop is a 2009 British black comedy film directed by Armando Lannucci. The film follows a group of British and American politicians and aides as they attempt to stop a war from occurring between the United States and the United Kingdom. The film stars Peter Capaldi, Tom Hollander, Gina McKee, James Gandolfini, Chris Addison, and Steve Coogan. The film is noted for its acerbic wit and biting satire of contemporary politics and bureaucracy. The film was praised by critics for its sharp dialogue and razor–sharp wit, and was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best British Film.
Duration: 106 min.