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Capital in the 21st Century

  • Petone: 10 Oct 2019
  • Cuba: 10 Oct 2019
Runtime: 103 min
Has Subtitles
GENRES: Documentary
LANGUAGE: French and English
Violence & coarse language
PG

Adapting one of the most groundbreaking and powerful books of our time, CAPITAL IN THE 21st CENTURY is an eye-opening journey through wealth and power, that breaks the popular assumption that the accumulation of capital runs hand in hand with social progress, shining a new light on the world around us and its growing inequalities. Traveling through time from the French Revolution and other huge global shifts, two world wars and through to the rise of new technologies today, the film assembles accessible pop-culture references coupled with interviews of some of the world’s most influential experts delivering an insightful and empowering journey through the past and into our future.

Based on the international best selling book by Thomas Piketty (Editions du Seuil).

★★★★ - Flicks 
"An energetic, informative, and eminently watchable documentary." "The film never stops bring engaging" 

★★★★ - Stuff 
"An entertaining and pithy introduction to the theories of the rock-star French economist Thomas Piketty" "Piketty would be proud"

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