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Requiem for the American Dream

Requiem for the American Dream is a movie starring Noam Chomsky. Renowned academic and author Noam Chomsky elucidates 10 principles of concentration of wealth and power that have led to unprecedented inequality and the hollowing out...

Other Titles
Requiem dla amerykanskiego snu
Running Time
1 hours 13 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Biography, Documentary, News
Director
Kelly Nyks, Jared P. Scott, Peter D. Hutchison
Writer
Peter D. Hutchison, Kelly Nyks, Jared P. Scott, Kelly Nyks
Actors
Noam Chomsky
Country
USA
Year
2015
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Renowned academic and author Noam Chomsky elucidates 10 principles of concentration of wealth and power that have led to unprecedented inequality and the hollowing out of the American middle class.

Comments about biography «Requiem for the American Dream» (26)

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Willie Delgado

I don't want to go into the details of this film, because the films director and writer is on my "list" for most of my life. That list is a long one, and it's probably a good thing that he's only done one film. His debut was a gorgeous movie called "The Age of Innocence", which I also loved. That movie was the first film I saw that was actually nominated for an Oscar. It's a very unique film. It shows how the social and economic changes that happened after WWII impacted the people in this country. I think that's something most people can relate to. I also thought the documentary was great, and the way it showed the people that were affected by the war. I also thought that the way the filmmakers showed the people that had the most to lose was amazing. It really showed the real impact that the war had on the people. I can't really think of anything I didn't like about this film. It was really well done. I think that people should definitely go see it. The only problem I have with it is that it was a little bit long. The documentary was really well done, but it felt a little bit long. I also think that some of the other comments are a little bit out of place. I think that some of the people that made those comments don't seem to understand the point of the film. The point of the film was to show how people were affected by the war, not to be overly political. I think that people should definitely go see this film. It was great. 10/10

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Maria M.

I don't really like the movies, but this one is really worth watching. I love this documentary because it shows how we can be a better country and live better. It is a good reminder to do our best. The worst thing about this documentary is that it is not really a documentary. It is a film and it is not really about America. It is about America and the people and the stories that made America the great country it is. America is a great country and we should not forget it. This documentary is really inspiring. It shows that we can be a better country and live better.

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Christina Munoz

This film, and I mean it, is very sad. And yet, I don't feel I'm getting a true insight into the human condition. It's a look at how things are, how they have always been, and how they always will be. The camera work is incredible. It's almost hypnotic, as the characters are so real and so expressive. It's a film that explores the American Dream and the American Dream in a different way than most. I think it's a very important film. I think it's very important to be able to look at things from a different perspective, and that's what this film does.

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George

This is a documentary that I think many people will be able to relate to. I loved the way they had interviews with people who were part of the movement. They also had footage of the same people discussing their experience, and how it affected them. Some people didn't want to talk about it. Some said it was their only chance to get their life back. But I think it was the people that really knew what it was like to be on the edge of a cliff, knowing that they could never get back up. I loved this film. I will watch it over and over. The way they used interviews with people who had the most to gain, and were part of the movement, to give us a more accurate view on what happened to those that were impacted by the bubble economy. It was incredible. I think this documentary is worth watching, especially if you're a student of the current economic crisis.

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William

I don't think I've ever seen a documentary on a political issue that was more honest and more insightful than this one. It gives you an idea of the situation in our country, without giving you any hints of how to fix it. The way the documentary is done is truly amazing, it shows you the realities of the problems faced by the majority of people in our country, but also how they try to fix them. This is one of the best documentaries I have seen, and I have seen quite a few of them. I give it a 10, which I would give to any documentary. Go and watch it, and you will not be disappointed.

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Frank S.

A very well done documentary that doesn't focus on the first couple of months of the Clinton presidency, but instead focuses on how he and his advisors (including the former First Lady, a respected politician herself) responded to the media and public outcry. The documentary does a good job of showing the many cracks that existed within the administration, and how they handled it. But it also shows how they would act on the public outrage and the media and public reaction to this. It's a great combination of facts and information, and the overall story is a very important one. Highly recommended.

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Kathleen K.

What is it about the whole ordeal of this poor man, this man who was given the chance to get the American Dream and he just didn't. No, he didn't. This man got the chance to make it big and he didn't take it. He didn't. This man has everything, he is a great actor and a great guy and I don't know what happened to him. I don't know if he even has a choice in his life, or what. I don't know if his life has been a sham, but he sure is a good guy. This is a good documentary about the American Dream.

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Julia Jones

I loved this documentary. It's about the last 12 years of the life of the late Barack Obama. The best part is the interviews with people that knew Obama and his administration. The interviewees are from all walks of life, from the White House staff, to the Pentagon, and the Congressional staff. They are each of the different areas of the government. They discuss how Obama's administration is one of the greatest in the history of the United States. They discuss the presidency, his administration, and how it affects the lives of people. The interviews are very informative. One thing that I noticed was the changes that have taken place in the White House since the beginning of the Obama administration. The desk where Obama was originally a senator was moved to the president's residence. The new White House offices were larger than the previous ones. There were even signs in the hallway of the new offices. These changes and the conversations between the interviewees helped me understand the Obama administration. The other thing that I noticed was the change in the culture of the White House staff. Before Obama, they were much more strict with the press. Obama didn't allow the press to be in the Oval Office. In fact, he banned them from going in there. But the staff has changed since Obama. The press now is allowed to go in there. There are different employees in the White House who are not allowed to talk to the press. Obama has also had a lot of changes to the White House. The staff is now much more laid back. The staff now speaks much more to the press, and is much more relaxed. They have even taken out the press room from the White House. The staff has also changed in the White House since Obama. The press now has a very large screen where they are able to hear the press. There are cameras in the press room which are able to record the White House staff. This also allowed the press to be in the press room when the President is speaking to the press. I also noticed the changing in the way the press works. Before Obama, they had reporters working in the White House. They also had a big media pool. After Obama, the press pool is gone. The press has also moved to the West Wing and has a much smaller media pool. I also noticed the changes in the press office. Before Obama, the press office had a lot of offices. After Obama, the press office has had a lot of offices. This also allowed the press to get in the press room when the President is speaking to the press. I also noticed that they had a lot more access to the

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Samantha

I was expecting to see a depressing documentary about the fall of the American dream, but instead I was treated to a lighthearted look at the little things that made it possible for millions of people to live the American dream. The main focus was the USA and its incredible growth, but the countries it was trying to serve were not much of a priority. It was interesting to see the change in the attitude of Americans toward Latin Americans and Africans, and how the support that was given to both these groups had gone a long way in shaping the American psyche. It was also a fascinating look at the mistakes of the USA in its support of Israel, and how it is also trying to help the Palestinians in their quest for a better life. I also liked the description of how the US government is trying to control the information it has about the "Arab Spring", and how it is trying to use its power to turn the tide of public opinion in its favor. It is a pity that the film was almost entirely in Spanish, and that so many people did not understand the Spanish spoken in the interviews, but the overall point of the documentary is worth seeing. The film is also worth watching in French, as it is the language of the French resistance, and the people who helped them during the Spanish Civil War.

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Jeffrey Andrews

The film "The American Dream" is a great piece of work. It tells the story of three generations of a family in a very brief and effective way. The story is told in such a way that it can be enjoyed by the viewer and also be understood by the audience. The film is shot in black and white and tells the story in a very effective way. The film is a masterpiece of cinematography. The film is in some ways like a documentary and in other ways like a movie. The film shows the American Dream in a very accurate way. I don't know if it is just because I am American but the American Dream is like a dream that is made possible by the people who came to the country. It is made possible by the people who helped the country prosper. The film "The American Dream" is an excellent piece of work and a great work of art.

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Nathan Henry

I went into this film without having read any of the reviews, and I was surprised that the reviews here at IMDb weren't as harsh as they seemed. After seeing this movie, I felt like I had been given a free pass to see some of the most despicable and disgusting things in this world. In a way, I was rewarded for watching this movie, and I don't want to be forced to watch any more of the disgusting stuff we have to watch to stay alive. The movie is excellent, I'd recommend it to anyone. I'll be purchasing it when it comes out on DVD, and I can't wait to see the movie again.

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Louis

In our modern times, many people are obsessed with how great America is, and it's easy to see why. From the government's war on drugs to how many children are in foster homes, many Americans have a distorted view of what it means to be American. It's time for Americans to think for themselves, and not to be so influenced by other people's opinions. Many Americans are trying to convince us that we should vote for a different candidate in this election, because they believe that Trump is better than Clinton. We are used to it, and it's time for us to start looking at our own government and see for ourselves if we really have a "better" or "worse" candidate than the one we voted for. The American Dream is not about being wealthy, but about having the chance to achieve your dreams. We have the opportunity to make a better life for ourselves, and for our children. We have the chance to be the best of the best, but that's not the only way we can achieve our dreams. We can also strive to make the world a better place, and that's what I believe we can all do, whether you are rich or poor, young or old. I hope this movie inspires you to take action in your own life, to see for yourself what's really important, and to realize that the American Dream is not about how much money you have, or whether you are in prison or not. It's about what you have and what you can achieve.

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Shirley

A highly-recommended documentary about the American Dream, as it was for the American working class. Without ever once saying a word, this film allows the viewer to imagine what life must have been like for the American working class. The main character is portrayed by the actor Daniel Day-Lewis and his family. The director is a journalist named Seth Shostak, and the producer is the actor Will Farrell. Shostak and Farrell, both are from the Midwest, and they have both grown up in the Rust Belt. They have all been in similar situations, in some cases living in the same neighborhood, and in some cases having jobs in the same place. In other words, they are a perfect snapshot of what it is like to live in the Rust Belt. I found it amazing that they had such a wide variety of people from different socioeconomic groups and social groups, but all spoke to the same reality. The writer and director are an excellent team. They share many common points of view, and they clearly have some knowledge about the current economic and political climate. I highly recommend this film to everyone. If you want to know what it is like to be in the Rust Belt, then this is the documentary for you.

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Vincent

I really enjoyed this documentary. I felt very connected to the people in this story. The film is well-balanced and does not fall into the trap of being a "left" or "right" documentary. The viewer is presented with two opposing viewpoints, the left and the right, but is still presented with the facts of the matter and what is happening. The viewer is never given a "right" or "left" view, and is not forced to choose. The director does not try to sway anyone's views or make one side of the story a winner or loser. I think this film is very well-made and well-edited. It is very well-done. The fact that the director is also the narrator is important. This documentary is definitely worth seeing. I hope everyone will see it.

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Amanda

This movie is amazing. I love documentaries. I have seen so many of them. This is my favorite. The subject matter is well done. It is very powerful. I love this movie. I highly recommend it. This is my favorite documentary.

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Madison S.

The story of how America is slowly being ripped apart by big government, the corporations and big business. The documentary is quite funny, the true story is also really sad, but not as sad as the actual documentary. Very funny, very true, this movie is definitely a must see.

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Denise

The Unforgiven is not as good as I hoped it would be. The truth is, it is not a masterpiece, it is simply an excellent film. Unforgiven is a true masterpiece, it is a classic that deserves to be in the top 250 list. If you want a film to make you laugh, cry, or appreciate a life of crime and pain, then you need to watch this film. It is a true masterpiece that is hard to believe it is based on a true story. What is not to love about the movie? It is so well done. The performances are great. The cinematography is great. The acting is fantastic. The story is fantastic. The film is so well made that it really does not matter what people say about it. It is a great film that deserves to be in the top 250 list. It is a film that should be watched by everyone. I give this film a 10 out of 10. It is the best movie I have seen in a very long time. It is a true masterpiece.

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Stephanie

In my opinion, the best film of 2012. This movie is definitely worth seeing. It is a stunning look into the dark world of high finance. It is also a documentary. The film does a fantastic job of showing the corruption that is rampant throughout the country. The director does an amazing job at showing the power of the American Dream and how it is taken away from everyday Americans. This movie will definitely make you angry. I think the best part about this film is that it has a message. The director doesn't want you to feel like the government is in control. Instead, he shows you that there is a very big difference between what the government is and what the people are doing. The director's message is that the government is corrupt and that the people are not. I am not a huge fan of George Clooney, but he does an amazing job of playing this role. This movie is definitely a must see for any viewer.

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Jane C.

I thought this film was excellent. I didn't know much about this subject matter but was captivated. The reality of these individuals and the way they see themselves is very sad and it was a great film. I think it should be in the running for Oscar. I would love to see more documentaries about the homeless. I thought the images were beautiful. I recommend this film to everyone.

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Kyle S.

This movie is one of the most beautifully made films I have ever seen. There is not one minute of this movie that is not riveting. If you are a fan of the music, then this is the movie for you. You will want to see it over and over again. I will not give away the story, but I will tell you what I loved about this movie. The actors are amazing, the cinematography is beautiful, the soundtrack is fantastic, and the music is amazing. It has a certain level of realism to it that is rarely found in any movie. There are scenes that will stick with you for a long time and will make you want to see it again and again. I can not recommend this movie enough. If you have not seen it, then you are missing out on one of the most important films of the past 30 years.

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Zachary R.

I was lucky enough to see this film at the Sundance Film Festival and I am so glad I did. I have been a fan of George W. Bush for a long time. I don't like his politics, but I respect his presidency and what he has done for our country. I think this film is an excellent depiction of his life and how he's changed the country. I think that this film will be very important in the future of this country. I hope that the next president will be a man like this, and that he will continue to do the things he has done. This is a movie that is very important to me, and I'm looking forward to seeing it again and again.

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Theresa Willis

The film "How to Fail at Almost Everything" is a must see for anyone interested in the "1%ers" and the failure of the American Dream. It shows how they are able to overcome every obstacle in their way to get ahead. I have seen the movie over 30 times and still laugh out loud at how much they screw up. The first time I saw it, I was a little scared by the content. However, I became hooked by the fact that I was watching a true story and it was told from the point of view of the people who were actually there. I would recommend this movie to anyone who is interested in the "1%ers" and their rise to the top of the world.

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Randy Hansen

I just finished watching this movie and I am amazed at how brilliant it is. I loved the way they laid it out, how it was narrated, how it was told. It was so powerful and I really don't think it could have been done any better. I really recommend it to anyone who likes to think, especially if you are a liberal. This movie is so important to show people how America is changing and how the people in power don't want to see it. I really recommend it. I also recommend watching it with friends because you will have a lot of laughs. The main theme of this movie is how the American dream can be achieved through hard work, and not having to worry about money. You have to work hard, and the people who do have money should work even harder. It shows the true meaning of hard work. I think that is why I like this movie so much. It makes you think about how the American dream can be reached through hard work, and not having to worry about money.

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Virginia Richardson

I loved the film and the film was a good representation of my life. I can't believe people think that we are poor and don't have a chance. We are poor, but we have a chance. We have hope. We have hope in America. I don't think this country will ever recover and I am a student at an elite college. I am going to continue to put in all that I can and hope that America will ever recover. It is just not possible.

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Sarah Payne

This is the best documentary I have ever seen. It is very well done and has many elements to it. It is very well edited, the interviews are well done and there are many quotes from people who have been affected by the recession and other economic issues. I was able to follow the interviews of many people who were affected by the recession and have experienced it personally. I would recommend this documentary to anyone who is interested in the economy or the effects of the recession. It is a must see!

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Carolyn

I had heard about the movie for quite a while and finally decided to go and see it. The movie was just so well done, I loved the entire movie. The message of the movie was so well done, I was really touched. The director and the writers did a fantastic job. It was a great movie and I highly recommend it to anyone who likes to think.