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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.
Plymouth State University notes:
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.) : sound, color with black & white 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.|
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Language Note:||In English, with optional subtitles in Spanish; closed-captioned in English.|
|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)|
|Local System Bib Number:||
Film version of the bestselling book about incentives-based thinking by economist Steven Levitt and journalist Stephen Dubner. Like the book, the film examines human behavior with provocative and sometimes hilarious case studies including the effects of a name, cheating in sumo wrestling, cause and effect of crime rates, and incentives for grades.
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- Levitt, Steven D. -- Film adaptations.
- Economics -- Psychological aspects.
- Economics -- Sociological aspects.
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