Capitalism: A Love Story

Capitalism: A Love Story

Michael Moore
 Cast: Michael Moore

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Overview

Twenty years after his influential debut, Roger & Me, Michael Moore returns to his roots by pulling back the curtain on capitalism to reveal the insidious role it has played in the destruction of the American dream for many people. Back in 1989, auto workers in Flint, MI, were lamenting layoffs and wondering how they would support their families without jobs to pay the bills, or benefits to ensure their health. Flash forward two decades, when cities all across the country are feeling the same pressures that Flint residents were back when GM left them high and dry. With an average of 14,000 U.S. jobs lost every day and taxpayer money constantly being pumped into failing financial institutions, the question must be asked: how long can this go on before the entire system collapses? Is there really any hope for Americans who are losing their homes to foreclosure and seeing their savings get wiped out at an unprecedented rate? In order to seek out an answer to this question and many more, Moore takes a trip to our nation's capitol, engaging average Americans in conversations about the prospect of repairing America's failing, debt-ridden economy along the way.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/09/2010
UPC: 0013132136592
Original Release: 2009
Rating: R
Source: Starz / Anchor Bay
Region Code: 1
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 2:07:00

Special Features

Exclusive Bonus Material Written and Directed by Michael Moore; ; Sorry, House-Flippers and Banks- You're Toast in Flint, MI; ; Congressman Cummings Dares to Speak the Unspeakable; The Omnivore's Dilemma? It's Capitalism; The Rich Don't Go to Heaven (There's a Special Place Reserved for Them!); ; How to Run the Place Where You Work; Commie Taxi Drivers - "You Talkin' To Me?" - in Wisconsin; ; What If, Just If, We Had Listened to Jimmy Carter in 1979? ; ; The Socialist Bank of - North Dakota?; The Banks Kick Them Out, Max Kicks Them Back In; ; NY Times Pulitzer Prize Winner Chris Hedges on the Killing Machine Known as Capitalism

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Michael Moore Participant

Technical Credits
Michael Moore Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Rod Birleson Co-producer
Carl Deal Co-producer
Jeff Gibbs Score Composer
Kathleen Glynn Executive Producer
John Hardesty Co-producer
Francisco Latorre Sound/Sound Designer
Tia Lessin Co-producer
Daniel Marracino Cinematographer
Tanya Ager Meillier Editor
Alexander Meillier Editor
Anne Moore Producer
Conor O'Neill Editor
Mark Roy Sound/Sound Designer
Jayme Roy Cinematographer
Hilary Stewart Executive Producer,Sound/Sound Designer
John Walter Editor
Eric Weinrib Associate Producer
Bob Weinstein Executive Producer
Harvey Weinstein Executive Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Michael Moore: Capitalism - A Love Story
1. Intro / Main Titles [2:25]
2. Imperial Parallels [1:55]
3. Home Loss [6:05]
4. Condo Vultures [2:43]
5. What Is Capitalism? [4:34]
6. New Sheriff In Town [4:51]
7. General Motors Revisited [5:01]
8. Jail A Kid For Profit [7:41]
9. Poverty Pilots [5:24]
10. Dead Peasants [8:05]
11. Mike Gets Religion [5:55]
12. The Plutonomy Theory [3:42]
13. Democracy At Work [4:03]
14. Derivatives For Dummies [3:42]
15. Greenspan Gone Wild! [1:47]
16. From Red Tape To Robbery [5:34]
17. Friends Of Angelo [3:00]
18. Elite Crime Spree [3:35]
19. American Financial Meltdown [4:22]
20. Wall Street's Ruling Class [6:08]
21. Financial Coup D'état [4:19]
22. Armored Avenger [2:13]
23. Eat The Rich [2:09]
24. The Spectre Of Socialism [3:21]
25. Seeds Of Revolution [:55]
26. Workers Occupy Factory [3:34]
27. FDR's Economic Bill Of Rights [6:13]
28. Crime Scene/ End Credits [6:54]

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