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Payback -- This feature documentary based on Margaret Atwood's bestselling book Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth, offers a fascinating look at debt as a mental construct and traces how it influences relationships, societies, governing structures and the fate of the planet.

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Margaret Atwood (book)
Jennifer Baichwal (adaptation)
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Some debts can't be paid back with money
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An adaptation of Margaret Atwood's book examining the metaphor of indebtedness. | Add synopsis »
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eOne inks Watermark deals
 (From ScreenDaily. 8 February 2014, 12:31 AM, PST)

DVD Release: Payback
 (From Disc Dish. 15 August 2012, 9:37 AM, PDT)

Margaret Atwood on Payback, The Handmaid’s Tale As Current Events, and The Hunger Games
 (From Vulture. 1 May 2012, 3:00 PM, PDT)


Cast

 

Eric Schlosser ... Himself

Margaret Atwood ... Herself - Author
Conrad Black ... Himself
Gjin Marku ... Himself - Committee for Nationwide Reconciliation
Louise Arbour ... Herself
Jon Esformes ... Himself - Owner, Pacific Tomator Growers
Paul Mohammed ... Himself
Gregorio Venegas ... Himself
Casi Callaway ... Herself - Mobile Baykeeper
Gerardo Reyes ... Himself - Coalition of Immokalee Workers
Lucas Benitez ... Himself - Coalition of Immokalee Workers
Florence Barran ... Herself - Paul's Mother
Raj Patel ... Himself
William Rees ... Himself
Ilir Prenaga ... Himself - Petrit's Older Brother
Karen Armstrong ... Herself
Pashke Prenaga ... Himself
Llesh Prenaga ... Himself
Francis Dolan ... Himself
Petrit Prenaga ... Himself
Rodney Lyons ... Himself

Directed by
Jennifer Baichwal 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Margaret Atwood  book
Jennifer Baichwal  adaptation

Original Music by
Gabe Morley 
 
Film Editing by
Nick Hector 
 
Sound Department
David Rose .... supervising sound editor
 
Other crew
Troy L. Coffee .... production assistant
Elizabeth Klinck .... visual researcher
 

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82 min
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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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