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The Yes Men Fix the World (2009)

Troublemaking duo Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno, posing as their industrious alter-egos, expose the people profiting from Hurricane Katrina, the faces behind the environmental disaster in Bhopal, and other shocking events.

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Mike Bonanno ...
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Andy Bichlbaum ...
Himself (as The Yes Men)
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Ken Green ...
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Marlo Lewis Jr. ...
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Ray Nagin ...
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Frances Fox Piven ...
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Troublemaking duo Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno, posing as their industrious alter-egos, expose the people profiting from Hurricane Katrina, the faces behind the environmental disaster in Bhopal, and other shocking events.

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Sometimes it takes a lie to expose the truth.


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7 August 2009 (UK)  »

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Opening Weekend:

$10,956 (USA) (9 October 2009)

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$189,506 (USA) (5 March 2010)
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Hoping for the same old Occupy arguments
18 December 2015 | by (France) – See all my reviews

When I started watching this movie I said to myself 'Oh, no, another Occupy argument!' And I do not fully agree with their reasoning.

But I loved it! Every minute the film was getting better. At times it might remind you of a Michael Moore feature. But this one is fun. And cleverly done. Now I want to see their other features.

And I guess the appeal is in the position taken. They seem to identify the case quite clearly. But instead of starting to march to impose their point of view "The Yes Men" are doing an art happening through satire. It is for the first time that I see a shift from the mystic-totalitarian stance of "make the government obey ME" to letting people see for themselves. Thank you "The Yes Men" for the new perspective.


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