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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 »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

London, England, UK

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Thought provoking.
27 September 2015 | by j-nicholson1See all my reviews

I spotted this on Amazon Prime video and decided to take a look, I've never been a huge fan of Russell Brand and was curious about the content.

I found this documentary to be thought provoking and well worth watching. Russell Brand has gained my respect because I believe he is, in his own inimitable style, trying to open people's eyes to the gross inequalities of life in Britain today. I felt compelled to write this review having seen a couple of negative comments about looting, nobody bothered to mention the bankers? This documentary explains in simple terms about the economic crisis and the application of austerity measures to the detriment of those least able to afford it and it does it in a way that keeps you watching to the very end. I do not think It will ever change the opinions of those with closed minds, but for anyone else it should at least make you think, I thoroughly recommend watching this documentary.


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