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Payback

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Complete Title:Payback
Synopsis:Margaret Atwood's visionary work Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth is the basis for this riveting and poetic documentary on "debt" in its various forms--societal, personal, environmental, spiritual, criminal, and of course, economic. Filmmaker Jennifer Baichwal (Manufactured Landscapes) strikingly interweaves these (sometimes surprising) debtor/creditor relationships: two families in a years-long Albanian blood feud; the BP oil spill vs. the Earth; mistreated Florida tomato farm workers and their bosses; imprisoned media mogul Conrad Black and the U.S. justice system. With stunning cinematography and insightful commentary from renowned thinkers Raj Patel, Louise Arbour and Atwood herself, Payback is a brilliant, game-changing rumination on the subject.
Rating:Not Rated
Box Office:0
Runtime:86
Theatrical Release Date:Apr 24, 2012
Video Release Date:Aug 20, 2012
Director:Jennifer Baichwal
Genre:Documentary
Studio:Zeitgeist Films
Original Release:2012
Animated:Live-Action
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