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Casino Jack and the United States of money

Author: Alex GibneyAlison EllwoodZena BarakatMaryse AlbertiDavid RobbinsAll authors
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Magnolia Home Entertainment, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This portrait of Washington super-lobbyist Jack Abramoff, from his early years as a gung-ho member of the GOP political machine to his final reckoning as a disgraced, imprisoned pariah, confirms the adage that truth is indeed stranger than fiction. A tale of international intrigue involving Indian casinos, spies, sweatshops, and a mob-style killings, this is a story of the way money corrupts our political  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Documentary films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Nonfiction films
Biography
Named Person: Jack Abramoff; Jack Abramoff
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Gibney; Alison Ellwood; Zena Barakat; Maryse Alberti; David Robbins; Stanley Tucci; Paul Rudd; Magnolia Pictures (Firm); Participant Media.; Jigsaw Productions.; Magnolia Home Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 646071490
Language Note: English dialogue, optional Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: A documentary film.
Credits: Director of photography, Maryse Alberti ; editor, Alison Ellwood ; music, David Robbins.
Performer(s): Jack Abramoff, William Branner, Tom DeLay, Donn Dunlop, Kevin Henderson.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for some language.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 118 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, NTSC, region 1.
Responsibility: Magnolia Pictures presents in association with Participant Media & Good, and Jigsaw Productions ; written and directed by Alex Gibney ; produced by Alex Gibney, Alison Ellwood, Zena Barakat.

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"This portrait of Washington super-lobbyist Jack Abramoff, from his early years as a gung-ho member of the GOP political machine to his final reckoning as a disgraced, imprisoned pariah, confirms the adage that truth is indeed stranger than fiction. A tale of international intrigue involving Indian casinos, spies, sweatshops, and a mob-style killings, this is a story of the way money corrupts our political process"--Container.

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