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Capitalism [videorecording] : a love story / An Alliance Films Release ; Overture Films and Paramount Vantage present ; in association with the Weinstein Company ; a Dog Eat Dog Films production ; produced by Anne Moore ; co-producers, Rod Birleson, John Hardesty ; written, produced and directed by Michael Moore
Alternate Title Capitalisme: une histoire d'amour [videorecording]
Montreal : Alliance Vivafilm, c2010
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  HB501 .C2422 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Capitalism -- United States
Capitalism -- Moral and ethical aspects
Capitalism -- Social aspects
Capitalists and financiers -- United States
Unemployment -- United States
Unemployed -- United States
Subject United States -- Economic conditions -- 2001-2009
United States -- Economic policy -- 2001-2009
United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009
Subject(s) Documentary films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Physical Description 1 videodisc (127 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD; NTSC, Region 1; anamorphic widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 1.78:1 ; Dolby Digital 5.1
Note Documentary
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2009
Contents Imperial parallels -- Home loss -- Condo vultures -- What is capitalism? -- New sheriff in town -- General Motors revisited -- Jail a kid for profit -- Poverty pilots -- Dead peasants -- Mike gets religion -- The Plutonomy theory -- Democracy at work -- Derivatives for dummies -- Greenspan gone wild! -- From red tape to robbery -- Friends of Angelo -- Elite crime spree -- American financial meltdown -- Wall Street's ruling class -- Financial coup d'├ętat -- Armored avenger -- Eat the rich -- The spectre of socialism -- Seeds of revolution -- Workers occupy factory -- FDR's economic bill of rights -- Crime scene
Note Special features: Sorry, house-flippers and banks, you're toast in Flint, MI -- Congressman Cummings dares to speak the unspeakable -- NY times Pulitzer Prize winner Chris Hedges on the killing machine known as capitalism -- The rich don't go to heaven (there's a special place reserved for them) -- What if, just if, we had listened to Jimmy Carter in 1979?
Credits Directors of photography, Daniel Marracino, Jayme Roy ; editors, Jessica Brunetto, Alex Meillier, Tanya Meillier, Pablo Proenza, T. Woody Richman, John W. Walter, Conor O'Neill ; music, Jeff Gibbs
Performer/Participant Presented by Michael Moore
Summary Filmmaker Moore examines the history of free-market capitalism in post-Reagan America and questions its efficacy as the basis for the nation's economy
Note MPAA rating: R (restricted; under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian) for some language
Language In English with optional subtitles in French and English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
Alternate Author Moore, Michael, 1954 Apr. 23-
Paramount Vantage
Overture Films
Weinstein Company
Dog Eat Dog Films
Alliance Atlantis Vivafilm

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