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The Emperor’s New Clothes

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Synopsis

A look at the growing disparity between different economic classes. Comedian, provocateur and aspiring revolutionary Russell Brand leads a polemical documentary about the financial crisis from international banking centres in London and New York. Combining documentary style, archive footage and comedy routines to explore how the crisis has affected the working and lower classes while the famed “one percent” has benefited.
Tribeca Film Festival 2015 - World premiere

Details

Year
2015
Type of film
Features
Running Time
95 mins
Director
Michael Winterbottom
Producer
Melissa Parmenter, Andrew Eaton, Michael Winterbottom
Executive Producer
Nik Linnen, Andrew Eaton
Editor
Marc Richardson
Screenwriter
Michael Winterbottom
Director of Photography
James Clarke
Music
Joel Cadbury
Principal Cast
Russell Brand, Bill de Blasio, Richard Brooks, Paul Mason, Michael Heseltine, Richard Murphy, Geraint Anderson

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Revolution Films
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