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The corporation

Author: Mikela J MikaelMark AchbarJennifer AbbottBart SimpsonJoel BakanAll authors
Publisher: [Armonk, N.Y.] : Zeitgeist Video, 2005.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Explains how the corporation is created by law to function much like a psychopathic personality whose destructive behavior, if left unchecked, can lead to scandal and ruin. Comments from seven CEOs, 3 FPs, 2 whistleblowers, 1 broker, 1 spy and the FBI's top consultant on psychopaths.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Films for people with visual disabilities
Films for the hearing impaired
History
Video recordings with French language options
Video recordings with Spanish language options
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mikela J Mikael; Mark Achbar; Jennifer Abbott; Bart Simpson; Joel Bakan; Zeitgeist Films (Firm); Zeitgeist Films.; Big Picture Media Corporation (Firm)
OCLC Number: 780023996
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired. In English with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2004.
In Dolby digital surround sound.
Based on the "The corporation : the pathological pursuit of profit and power" by Joel Bakan.
Credits: Edited by Jennifer Abbott ; directed by Mark Achbar and Jennifer Abbott ; produced by Mark Achbar and Bart Simpson ; written by Joel Bakan.
Performer(s): Narrator, Mikela J. Mikael ; with Michael Moore, Noam Chomsky, Naomi Klein and Milton Friedman as themselves.
Awards: Sundance Audience Award winner for World Cinema-Documentary.
Winner of 22 other International Awards.
Target Audience: Not rated.; IMDb rating: 8.4.
Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 145 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD (non-fiction).
Contents: Special features: Disc One: "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 ; trailers for "The corporation" and "Manufactureing consent" ; eight deleted scenes ; Janeane Garofolo interviews writer Joel Bakan on Air America's "Majority Report" ; two filmmaker audio commentaries ; grassroots marketing presentation. Disc two: "Topical paradise" and "Tell me more" : over 5 hours of additional footage of "The corporation"'s 40 interviewees, searchable by topic or interview subject ; additonal trailer, related film resources, subject updates and web resource listings.
Responsibility: Zeitgeist Films.

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Explains how the corporation is created by law to function much like a psychopathic personality whose destructive behavior, if left unchecked, can lead to scandal and ruin. Comments from seven CEOs, 3 FPs, 2 whistleblowers, 1 broker, 1 spy and the FBI's top consultant on psychopaths.

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