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Kurt Bills. Republican U.S. Senate candidate. Movie star?

Posted by: Rachel E. Stassen-Berger under Minnesota U.S. senators, Minnesota campaigns, Political ads, Republicans Updated: June 13, 2012 - 11:27 AM

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kurt Bills, endorsed but unknown, is playing movie star to get his name in front of Minnesotans.

His campaign has shot a "short film" to be shown Wednesday night at the Riverview Theater as part of the 48 hour film project, in which teams of film makers have two days to create a movie.

"Rather than rely on obvious campaign themes, the film shares a thoughtful message about the importance of staying true to oneself and making choices that will build a better future for all of us. The Kurt Bills team, led by award-winning director Vaughn Juares and an all volunteer cast and crew, shot the film at landmark Minneapolis restaurant, Peter’s Grill," Bills' campaign said.

The film's trailer features Bills playing a Rod Serling-like narrator from Twilight Zone.

"The right choices will lead to growth and family. The wrong choices: despair," Bills says in the trailer.

Bills, who has two Republican primary challengers, is working to oust Democratic U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar. Klobuchar is well known, has a significant money advantage and a recent poll found her with support from 55 percent of those polled to Bills' 29 percent.

Here's the trailer Bills released to try to change that:

 

 

 

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