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Payback (I) (2012)

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An adaptation of Margaret Atwood's book examining the metaphor of indebtedness.

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An adaptation of Margaret Atwood's book examining the metaphor of indebtedness.

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Some debts can't be paid back with money

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Herself - Author: The trickle down theory of economics has it that it is good for rich people to get even richer because some of their wealth will trickle down upon those that stand below them on the economic ladder...
Herself - Author: Notice that the metaphor is not that of a gushing waterfall but of a leaking tap.
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