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TIFF#: Michael Moore Talks Capitalism: A Love Story

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood September 16, 2009 at 5:05AM

With his latest agit-prop documentary Capitalism: A Love Story, Michael Moore delivers a scathing, entertaining portrait of how America's "greed is good" credo got us to where we are today. As the country heads toward recovery, the movie remains timely and accommodates the new Obama perspective. But the doc, which Overture opens limited in NY and LA on September 23, feels slightly unfocused.
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With his latest agit-prop documentary Capitalism: A Love Story, Michael Moore delivers a scathing, entertaining portrait of how America's "greed is good" credo got us to where we are today. As the country heads toward recovery, the movie remains timely and accommodates the new Obama perspective. But the doc, which Overture opens limited in NY and LA on September 23, feels slightly unfocused.

I asked Moore how he organized his subject:


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And he tells me how he found the amazing video of FDR, shot a year before his death:


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[The trailer is on the jump]

This article is related to: Directors, Festivals, Genres, Independents, Video, Michael Moore, Toronto, Documentaries, Overture, Interviews


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