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Ayn Rand & the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged (2011)

Unrated  |   |  Documentary  |  1 November 2011 (USA)
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'Ayn Rand & the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged is a feature length documentary film that examines the resurging interest in Ayn Rand's epic and controversial 1957 novel and the validity of its dire prediction for America.

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Ayn Rand came to American in the 20s as her family's business gets confiscated by Soviet Communists. She would become the leading voice of individualism and the virtue of selfishness. Her opus Atlas Shrugged would be critically panned but gains a small devoted following.

This is a well produced movie by fans to praise Ayn Rand. The most compelling parts are her and her personal history. It's a fascinating journey that could probably use more research and more of a spotlight. The other noticeable thing here are the talking heads. They are all fans. In fact, some are friends. It would really help to give light to who some of these people are. Basically there are too many nobodies giving expert opinions. The other noticeable talking head group are businessmen. Certainly, they are the obvious group who considers themselves as makers and everybody else as takers. The corollary effect is to place her philosophy strictly as the philosophy of the corporate world. It limits the audience into thinking that she is the patron saint of the super rich. It's an unintended consequence that may be unwise. Instead of former heads of big corporations, it would be useful to have working small business owners who actually is facing these regulations. Overall, it's a slick movie with limited appeal and with limited depth. It's a good introduction for new converts.


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