Payback

Overview

Filmmaker Jennifer Baichwal draws inspiration from Margaret Atwood's famous essay "Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth" for this documentary examining the concept of debt from not only a financial perspective, but also from moral, economical, and spiritual viewpoints. Detailed examinations of a modern day blood feud in Albania, the controversy surrounding disgraced media magnate Conrad Black, the condemnation of BP in the wake of the Gulf oil spill, and the plight of Florida tomato growers as they fight ...
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Overview

Filmmaker Jennifer Baichwal draws inspiration from Margaret Atwood's famous essay "Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth" for this documentary examining the concept of debt from not only a financial perspective, but also from moral, economical, and spiritual viewpoints. Detailed examinations of a modern day blood feud in Albania, the controversy surrounding disgraced media magnate Conrad Black, the condemnation of BP in the wake of the Gulf oil spill, and the plight of Florida tomato growers as they fight for better working conditions reveal the high cost of ignoring our conscience in the quest for money and power.
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Special Features

Q&A with Margaret Atwood and Director Jennifer Baichwal; Additional scenes with Atwood and Jane Goodall; Theatrical Trailer
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/21/2012
  • UPC: 795975114431
  • Original Release: 2012
  • Rating:

  • Source: Zeitgeist Films
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Subtitled
  • Time: 1:26:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 82,660

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Margaret Atwood Participant
Raj Patel Participant
Louise Arbour Participant
Conrad Black Participant
Karen Armstrong Participant
William Rees Participant
Lucas Benitez Participant
Gerardo Reyes Chávez Participant
Casi Callaway Participant
Gjon Biba Participant
Gjergi Lala Participant
Agim Loci Participant
Gjin Marku Participant
Donika Prenaga Participant
Gjin Prenaga Participant
Liliana Prenaga Participant
Llesh Prenaga Participant
Lorenco Prenaga Participant
Pashke Prenaga Participant
Ilir Prenga Participant
Petrit Prenga Participant
Zef Sinani Participant
Florence Barran Participant
Paul Mohammed Participant
Francis Dolan Participant
Gregorio Venegas Participant
Eric Schlosser Participant
Rodney Lyons Participant
Technical Credits
Jennifer Baichwal Director, Screenwriter
Nick de Pencier Cinematographer
Ravida Din Executive Producer, Producer
Nick Hector Editor
Gabriel Morley Score Composer
Martin Tielli Score Composer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Payback
1. Prologue [2:43]
2. How We Think About It Changes How It Works [1:35]
3. Wer Are Really Desperate [2:13]
4. He's Paid His Debt To Society [4:58]
5. Not A Gushing Waterfall But A Leaking Tap [4:01]
6. What If The Debt Cannot Be Repaid With Money? [2:08]
7. That's When He Put The Gun To My Head [5:15]
8. I Don't Think Prison Is The Answer [7:32]
9. You Fear For Your Life When You Are Producing The Food [5:20]
10. Humans Have Become A Rogue Species [6:57]
11. A Wound To The Soul [4:52]
12. Coalition! Presente! [3:53]
13. Twenty Billion Looks Like a Bargain [4:18]
14. He Has To Pay For The Fact That He Lied [4:20]
15. I Feel Really Ashamed Of Myself [6:32]
16. Change Is Always Possible [3:37]
17. Let Him Kill Me [2:33]
18. Spirit, Show Me No More! [4:46]
19. Where Should I Start? [4:20]
20. Credits [3:57]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Payback
   Play Movie
   Chapters
   Setup
      Audio
         English 5.1 Dolby Surround
         English 2.0 Dolby Stereo
      English SDH (Subtitles for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired): On/Off
         English SDH (Subtitles for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired): On
         English SDH (Subtitles for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired): Off
   Extras
      Theatrical Trailer
      New York Opening Q&A With Jennifer Baichwal and Margaret Atwood
      Additional Scenes
         Play All
            The Musings Of Margaret
            Jane Goodall In The Garden
            The Fairness Experiment
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