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Zeitgeist (2007)

Not Rated | | Documentary, History | Video 1 June 2007
Mythology and belief in society today, presenting uncommon perspectives of common cultural issues.

Director:

Peter Joseph

Writer:

Peter Joseph
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chogyam Trungpa Chogyam Trungpa ... Himself (voice) (archive sound) (as Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche)
Jordan Maxwell Jordan Maxwell ... Himself (voice) (archive sound)
George Carlin ... Himself (voice) (archive sound)
Bill Hicks ... Himself (voice) (archive sound)
David Ray Griffin David Ray Griffin ... Himself (archive footage)
Joe Casaliggi Joe Casaliggi ... Himself (archive footage) (as Joseph Casaliggi)
Condoleezza Rice ... Herself (archive footage)
George W. Bush ... Himself (archive footage)
Dick Cheney ... Himself (archive footage)
Anthony Shaffer Anthony Shaffer ... Himself (archive footage)
Curt Weldon Curt Weldon ... Himself (archive footage)
Osama bin Laden ... Himself (archive footage)
Dave von Kleist Dave von Kleist ... Himself (archive footage)
Michael Ruppert Michael Ruppert ... Himself (archive footage)
Les Robertson Les Robertson ... Himself (archive footage)
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Storyline

This film gathers information from many sources and puts it together in a way that shows it is possible for people to be manipulated by large institutions, governments and economic powers. It is divided into 3 parts. 1. Religion: Pagan astrological beliefs compared to modern and ancient religions. (9:35-35:53) 2. 9/11: An overview of the numerous questionable aspects of this immensely important event. (35:54-1:09:16) 3. The Federal Reserve Bank: A history of its formation and ability to control the economy. (1:09:17-1:56:23) With many news clips from tragic events in history, audio excerpts from those who believe people are being misled about the level of freedom they have. Written by Jeff1961

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 June 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Zeitgeist: The Movie See more »

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Budget:

$20,000 (estimated)
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Color | Color (original version)

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4:3
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Trivia

The definition of Zeitgeist: The defining spirit or mood of a particular period of history as shown by the ideas and beliefs of the time. "the story captured the zeitgeist of the late 1960s" See more »

Goofs

According to Hindu texts, Krishna was not a carpenter - he was actually a herdsman. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Chogyam Trungpa: "Spirituality" is a particular term which actually means: a dealing with intuition...
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Connections

Features George Carlin: You Are All Diseased (1999) See more »

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Gather all the information you can constantly research what you hear and read!
31 March 2008 | by Watch-ResearchSee all my reviews

I love this movie. and no I don't take everything they say as full truth just because they say it is. But I do plenty of my own research after watching movies like these and this one is good. But of course don't believe any one source (me included) do all your own research and get your data from a variety of sources and different countries. Then establish your own opinion. I believe they should show movies like these in public schools and in Colleges. Why let only one side of the story claim to be truth? Anyway.. this movie is fast and comes at you. It is not a slow political documentary, I love they way they lay out their cards. its almost like a Informational Action Thriller of debated Non-Fiction.

Do your family, friends, neighbors, and fellow Americans a favor and watch this film and tell everyone you know to watch it. Its free on the internet. It only costs you 2 hours of your life you would have waisted watching worthless reality TV anyway.

ENJOY!


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