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The Divide (2015)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 22 April 2016 (UK)
The Divide tells the story of 7 individuals striving for a better life in modern day US and UK - where the top 0.1% owns as much wealth as the bottom 90%. By plotting these tales together, we uncover how virtually every aspect of our lives is controlled by one factor: the size of the gap between rich and poor.The film is inspired by "The Spirit Level" by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett.

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Katharine Round
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Credited cast:
Noam Chomsky ... Himself - Professor - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Max Hastings Max Hastings ... Himself - Historian (as Sir Max Hastings)
Robert Frank Robert Frank ... Himself - Behavioural Economist - Cornell University
Alexis Goldstein Alexis Goldstein ... Herself - Former Vice-President - Deutsche Bank
Ha-Joon Chang Ha-Joon Chang ... Himself - Economist - Cambridge University
Leah Taylor Leah Taylor ... Herself
K. Anthony Appiah ... Himself (Commentator)
Michael Marmot Michael Marmot ... Himself - Professor University College London
Richard Benjamin Richard Benjamin ... Himself - Author (as Rich Benjamin)
Paul Piff Paul Piff ... Himself (Commentator)
Rochelle Monte Rochelle Monte ... Herself
Alden Cass Alden Cass ... Himself
Alan Budd Alan Budd ... Himself - Economic advisor to UK Government (as Sir Alan Budd)
Richard Wilkinson Richard Wilkinson ... Himself - Emeritus Professor - University of Nottingham
Cathy O'Neil Cathy O'Neil ... Herself - Former Wall St Analyst
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The Divide tells the story of 7 individuals striving for a better life in modern day US and UK - where the top 0.1% owns as much wealth as the bottom 90%. By plotting these tales together, we uncover how virtually every aspect of our lives is controlled by one factor: the size of the gap between rich and poor.The film is inspired by "The Spirit Level" by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett.

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English

Release Date:

22 April 2016 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Security, Insecurity and the Future of the West See more »

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