Manufacturing Dissent: Uncovering Michael Moore (2007)
"Manufacturing Dissent" (original title)

R  |   |  Documentary  |  19 October 2007 (Netherlands)
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A documentary that looks to distinguish what's fact, fiction, legend, and otherwise as a camera crew trails Michael Moore while he tours with his film Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004).

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Credited cast:
Debbie Melnyk ...
Rick Caine ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dave Barber ...
Himself - Flint Radio Personality
Herself (archive footage) (as Roseanne)
Tony Bennett ...
Elizabeth Bourgeois ...
Herself - Director, 'Flint, MI: Michael & Me'
José Bové ...
Himself (archive footage)
Herself (archive footage)
Himself (archive footage)
Rosalynn Carter ...
Herself (archive footage)
Dick Cheney ...
Himself (archive footage)
Himself - Author, 'Manufacturing Consent'


Manufacturing Dissent is a topical documentary seeking to separate fact, fiction, and legend. It chronicles Michael Moore on tour during the promotion of Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004), all while exploring the politically charged climate in America that has prompted Moore's ascension from documentary filmmaker to icon of the political left. Written by Anonymous

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It's never been so hard to get Michael Moore in front of a camera. See more »



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Dave Marsh: If you won't tell the truth because it's bad for the cause then the cause becomes a fiction, which is exactly what's happened. It's happened with the Left in the United States as a whole and it's happened with Michael Moore.
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Poorly made film with flimsy arguments
10 September 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I don't have particular feelings for or against the work Michael Moore does, so hopefully you won't see this as a pro-Moore attack on naysayers. The arguments and supporting evidence presented are are weak and blown-up, and in most cases hypocritical. A typical example of this is juxtaposing footage of Moore arriving at the Oscars, while nearby protesters demonstrate against the war. Trying to imply that Moore is just a glory-seeking filmmaker who would rather hobnob with celebrities than join in the protest, the point falls flat when you consider how the now infamous acceptance speech made by Moore (and the film itself) did more for the Anti-war cause than a street protest ever could. I am all in favour of films to counterbalance the polemics of Michael Moore, but please don't accuse him of manipulating footage and then do exactly that, adding sinister music. A badly-made film presenting a poorly-made case.

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