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The Corporation

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May, 2005
$39.95 CAD
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In this acclaimed documentary from the co-director of Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomksy and the Media, 40 corporate insiders and critics—including Michael Moore, Noam Chomsky, No Logo author Naomi Klein and Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman—explore the nature and spectacular rise of the most pervasive institution of our time. Combining analysis with footage from advertising, television news and industrial films, The Corporation is an entertaining and provocative look at the inner workings, curious history, controversial impacts and possible futures of the modern global conglomerate.

The Two Disc Special Edition includes, on Disc 1:

ª  16:9 anamorphic transfer, enhanced for widescreen TVs

ª  Two filmmaker audio commentaries

ª  Janeane Garofalo interviews writer Joel Bakan on Air America’s Majority Report

ª  “Q’s and A’s”: Video interviews with the filmmakers from radio, TV and theaters, including segments from CNN Financial, WNYC, WBAI, and Air America

ª  Trailers for The Corporation and Manufacturing Consent

ª  Eight deleted scenes

ª  Grassroots marketing presentation

ª  English descriptive audio for the visually impaired, and Optional Spanish, French and English subtitles.

And on  Disc 2:

ª  “Topical Paradise” and “Tell Me More”: Over 5 hours of additional footage of The Corporation’s 40 interviewees, searchable by topic or interview subject

ª  Plus: Additional trailers, related film resources, subject updates and web resource information.

Also available is the book by Joel Bakan, The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power.



Publisher’s Description: 

This acclaimed documentary explores the most pervasive institution of our time, combining analysis by 40 corporate insiders and critics - including Michael Moore, Noam Chomsky, Naomi Klein and economist Milton Friedman - with footage from advertising, television news and industrial films. This two-disc special edition DVD also includes two filmmaker commentaries and an interview, trailers, resources, updates, and over 5 hours of additional interview footage, searchable by topic or by interviewee.

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