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Requiem for Detroit? (2010)

A documentary about the decay and industrial collapse of America's fourth largest city.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Narrator (voice)
Lowell Boileau ...
Himself - Artist
Paul Thal ...
Himself - Auto Executive
Mike Neeson ...
Himself - Detroit Resident
David Gartman ...
Himself - Sociologist
Grace Lee Boggs ...
Herself - Author and Activist
Logan ...
Himself - Urban Explorer (as Logan X)
John Sinclair ...
Himself - Beat Poet
Tyree Guyton ...
Himself - Artist
Mitch Ryder ...
Himself - Musician
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Herself - Motown Star and Detroit City Councilwoman
Bradley McCallum ...
Himself - Detroit Historian
Patricia Semivan ...
Herself - Former General Motors Employee
Arthur Stank ...
Himself - Former Detroit Police Officer
Tom Wilkinson ...
Himself - General Motors Executive
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A documentary about the decay and industrial collapse of America's fourth largest city.

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21 December 2011 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

I was hoping for some realistic ventures into sites that perhaps were no longer available to the general public.., or at least a realistic view of the abandoned sites within a thriving city..or EVEN a city in decay... ..Disappointed..I was trying to pay attention to what the residents/ historians had to share about Detroit, incl. General Motors, Cadillac, etc....

I found the film condescending with so many unnecessary/distracting sound effects & ridiculous song choices, eg: 'Dancing in the Street' during a riot, and the music kept changing throughout. I think it was an insensitive, poorly thought-out advent, after some quick something from someone close.

I don't recommend it for anyone wishing to learn something here.


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