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The Emperor's New Clothes (2015)

Unrated | | Documentary | 16 December 2015 (USA)
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A look at the growing disparity between different economic classes.

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Russell Brand (made by), Michael Winterbottom (made by)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Russell Brand ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Geraint Anderson Geraint Anderson ... Former Banker Dresdener Kleinwort (archive footage)
Brigitte Bardot ... Herself (archive footage)
Jean-Paul Belmondo ... Himself (archive footage)
Richard Brooks Richard Brooks ... Former HMRC Tax Inspector / Private Eye Jounalist (archive footage)
Warren Buffett ... CEO Berkshire Hathaway (archive footage)
George W. Bush ... Former President, USA (archive footage)
David Cameron David Cameron ... Prime Minister, UK (archive footage)
John Christensen John Christensen ... Economist / Tax Justice Network (archive footage)
Andrew Craig Andrew Craig ... Former Banker UBS (archive footage)
Reece Davis-James Reece Davis-James ... Looter / Former Convict (archive footage)
Bill de Blasio ... Mayor of New York, USA (archive footage)
David DeGraw David DeGraw ... Occupy Activist (archive footage)
Bob Diamond Bob Diamond ... CEO Barclays Bank (archive footage)
Bernie Ecclestone Bernie Ecclestone ... Chief Executive Formule One (archive footage)
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A look at the growing disparity between different economic classes.

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English

Release Date:

16 December 2015 (USA) See more »

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Carevo novo ruho See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK

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Revolution Films See more »
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Not Good
10 May 2015 | by David PhilSee all my reviews

Okay first off the editing of this video is good.....That's about it

Cons:

1) Dosen't talk about actual facts, but opinions

2) Calls free market economist like Milton fringe economists, while he is considered the greatest economist in the 20th century

3) Dosen't provide any real substance besides

I'm right and your wrong

4) He brings up point about economics that aren't correct at all and don't have any supporting references

5) Uses the fair policy through-out the doc and at one point talks to children about fairness

6) Bias against the Conservatives and seems to miss any Labour failures in the UK

Overall this is a good documentary if you want to go down to the lowest common denominator when it comes to actual substance, he uses his celebrity to push for what he wants and acts like he dosen't need to prove any of his facts with actual references.

Overall 2/10

2 points for good editing.


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