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The Flaw (2011)

 |  Documentary  |  3 June 2011 (UK)
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People all over the world are still struggling with the aftermath of the greatest financial crisis since the Wall Street Crash of 1929. We all know what the effects have been but what ... See full summary »

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People all over the world are still struggling with the aftermath of the greatest financial crisis since the Wall Street Crash of 1929. We all know what the effects have been but what exactly were the causes? The Flaw ranges widely across the history of American capitalism in the twentieth century, its rigor laced with sardonic humor and peopled with a cast of characters that spans Nobel-prize winning economists and distressed home owners to the New York Times financial correspondent on the brink of foreclosure and the Wall Street banker who feels the pain encoded in his spreadsheets. The film argues that the roots of the crisis lie in the changing relationship between the rich and the rest in American society. Written by Anonymous

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Excellent documentary
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An extremely interesting look at the problems associated with capitalism in America. This documentary goes hand in hand with Michael Moore's CAPITALISM: A LOVE STORY, although there's more of an emphasis on helping the viewer to understand technicalities (whereas Moore focused on showing the human side of the story).

I came out of it with a better grasp of Wall Street, the real estate market, boom and bust and consumer society in general, which is no mean feat. The voice over narration is well judged, the graphs extremely useful and there are no dull bits. The use of old cartoons and film clips adds comedy to a documentary you wouldn't think of as amusing. Recommended.


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