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Capitalism: A Love Story (2009)

Director:
Michael Moore
COUNTRY
USA
GENRE
Documentary
NORWEGIAN TITLE
-
RUNNING TIME
127 minutes
Producer:
Anne Moore
Michael Moore
Screenwriter:
Michael Moore


Cast includes:

CHARACTER ACTOR/ACTRESS RATING
As themselves Michael Moore
Wallace Shawn
Thora Birch

 

Review

Michael Moore's attack on the American society and government continues with this somewhat flaccid dissection of capitalism in general and the corruption from Wall St. to Washington D.C. in particular. As usual, Moore has lots of good points and paints a harrowing, thought-provoking picture, but the Michael Moore on display here is a weary, dejected one. He barely finds the energy to back his findings with arguments, and he certainly doesn't have the time or energy to take both sides of the story into consideration. His aim is to attack the institutes and mechanisms behind the failing (and differentiating) American economy, and although he may well be right in most of his claims, and the film is certainly quite effective, his soured attack is not the hailmark of a great documentarian.

 

Copyright 24.11.2012 Fredrik Gunerius Fevang

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