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TV-14 | | Documentary | 18 March 2019 (USA)
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The story of Theranos, a multi-billion dollar tech company, its founder Elizabeth Holmes, the youngest self-made female billionaire, and the massive fraud that collapsed the company.

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Alex Gibney

Writer:

Alex Gibney
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Credited cast:
Elizabeth Holmes ... Herself
Errol Morris ... Himself
Dan Ariely ... Himself
Tyler Shultz ... Himself
John Carreyrou ... Himself
David Boies ... Himself
Roger Parloff ... Himself
Erika Cheung ... Herself
Patrick O'Neill ... Himself
Dave Philippide Dave Philippide ... Himself
Tim Draper ... Himself
Ramesh Balwani ... Himself (as Sunny Balwani)
Ryan Wistort ... Himself
Cheryl Gafner Cheryl Gafner ... Herself
Douglas Matje ... Himself
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The story of Theranos, a multi-billion dollar tech company, its founder Elizabeth Holmes, the youngest self-made female billionaire, and the massive fraud that collapsed the company.

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Visionary. Billionaire. Fraud? See more »

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USA

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English

Release Date:

18 March 2019 (USA) See more »

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Untitled Alex Gibney/HBO Project See more »

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16:9 HD
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The film's producer met with Elizabeth Holmes early in development, before criminal charges were filed, to determine whether she could be interviewed for the film. Ultimately the director decided he wanted to portray how Holmes carefully crafted Theranos and her own image to be seen by the public, up until the story unraveled. Accordingly, aside from brief footage from her deposition, all footage of Holmes seen in the film is from archival material from before she was charged, most of it her own commissioned promotional video for Theranos. Alex Gibney remarked "She made the documentary she wanted me to invest in and I used it to a different purpose." See more »

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U Can't Touch This
Written by Stanley Kirk Burrell, Rick James & Alonzo Miller
performed by M.C. Hammer
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Important story, but unnecessarily long, repetitive, and overstylized
21 March 2019 | by blakekhodgesSee all my reviews

Grateful to see this story told, but the documentary is unnecessarily long, repetitive, and overstylized to make up for it.


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