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Affluenza (1997)

TV Movie  -   -  Documentary  -  15 September 1997 (USA)
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A look at the rampant materialism consuming America.

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Joe Dominguez ...
Himself - Author "Your Money or Your Life"
Jennifer Gailus ...
Herself - Playwright "Barbie Get Real"
Kalle Lasn ...
Himself - Publisher "Adbusters" magazine
Olivia Martin ...
Herself: Playwright "Barbie Get Real"
Vicki Robin ...
Herself - Author "Your Money or Your Life"
Scott Simon ...
Himself - Host
Glenn Stanton ...
Himself - Focus on the Family
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A look at the rampant materialism consuming America.

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A real eye-opener
30 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I watched this documentary in environmental science class this past semester. It really made me think about how obsessed our society is with having things. It wrecks our bank accounts and spoils our kids us and give us all unrealistic expectations, etc., etc. You know what I'm talking about.

Or do you? Please watch this documentary. While, deep down inside us somewhere, we knowing everything it teaches, we really need a movie like this to actually make us aware of what harm our "affluenza" is actually causing.

Highly recommended! 10/10


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