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Freakonomics

Author: Chad TroutwineChris RomanoDan O'MearaSeth GordonJeremy ChilnickAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Magnolia Home Entertainment, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The highly anticipated film version of the phenomenally bestselling book about incentives-based thinking by renowned economists Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner. Like the book, the film examines human behavior with provocative and sometimes hilarious case studies, bringing together a dream team of filmmakers responsible for some of the most acclaimed and entertaining documentaries in recent years.
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Title: Freakonomics
Database Name: WorldCat
All Authors / Contributors: Chad Troutwine; Chris Romano; Dan O'Meara; Seth Gordon; Jeremy Chilnick; Peter Bull; Alex Gibney; Morgan Spurlock; Eugene Jarecki; Heidi E Ewing; Rachel Grady; Stephen J Dubner; Steven D Levitt; Cold Fusion Media.; Green Film Company.; Magnolia Home Entertainment (Firm)
Notes: Based on the book by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner.
DVD release of the 2010 motion picture.
Special features: additional interviews with Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner; producers' commentary with Chris Romano, Dan O'Meara and Chad Troutwine; directors' commentary; HDNet: a look at Freakonomics.
DVD, NTSC ; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Content: Introduction -- A Roshanda by any other name / directed by Morgan Spurlock -- Pure corruption / directed by Alex Gibney -- It's not always a wonderful life / directed by Eugene Jarecki -- Can a ninth grader be bribed to succeed? / directed by Heidi Ewing & Rachel Grady.

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The highly anticipated film version of the phenomenally bestselling book about incentives-based thinking by renowned economists Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner. Like the book, the film examines human behavior with provocative and sometimes hilarious case studies, bringing together a dream team of filmmakers responsible for some of the most acclaimed and entertaining documentaries in recent years
Credits: Introduction and transitional segments written and directed by Seth Gordon ; "A roshanda by any other name" written by Jeremy Chilnick & Morgan Spurlock, directed by Morgan Spurlock ; "Pure corruption" written by Peter Bull & Alex Gibney, directed by Alex Gibney ; "It's not always a wonderful life" written and directed by Eugene Jarecki ; "Can a ninth grader be bribed to succeed?" written and directed by Heidi Ewing & Rachel Grady.
Performer(s): No performance credits available.
Description: 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Introduction -- A Roshanda by any other name / directed by Morgan Spurlock -- Pure corruption / directed by Alex Gibney -- It's not always a wonderful life / directed by Eugene Jarecki -- Can a ninth grader be bribed to succeed? / directed by Heidi Ewing & Rachel Grady.
Responsibility: Chad Troutwine presents ; in association with Cold Fusion Media ; a Green Film Company production ; produced by Chad Troutwine, Chris Romano, Dan O'Meara.
Genre/Form: Documentary films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Film adaptations.
Language Note: In English, with optional subtitles in Spanish; closed-captioned in English.
Year: c2011.
Publisher: New York, NY : Magnolia Home Entertainment,
Details: DVD, NTSC ; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for elements of violence, sexuality/nudity, drugs, and brief strong language.
Standard Numbers: Publisher no: 10356 Magnolia Home Entertainment
Class Descriptors: LC Class No.: HB74.P8; Dewey No.: 330
Corporate Author: Cold Fusion Media.; Green Film Company.; Magnolia Home Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC No.: 676839491
Local System Bib Number:
.b13724423

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The highly anticipated film version of the phenomenally bestselling book about incentives-based thinking by renowned economists Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner. Like the book, the film examines human behavior with provocative and sometimes hilarious case studies, bringing together a dream team of filmmakers responsible for some of the most acclaimed and entertaining documentaries in recent years.
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