- 24. October 2013
- Russia, 2012
- 89 min.
- Directed by: Heidi Ewing, Alex Gibney, Seth Gordon, Rachel Grady, Eugene Jarecki, Morgan Spurlock
- Cast: Melvin Van Peebles, James Ransone, Greg Crowe
- Homepage FREAKONOMICS
It`s finally here: the film with all the answers. The documentary that dares to look at the hidden side for everything! Based on the bestselling boot written by famed New York Times journalist Stephen J. Dubner and ..”rogue economist..” Steven Levitt, Freakonomics The Movie brings together some of the world`s most groundbreaking, innovative filmmakers to try and find out what really keeps this planet spinning. Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me), Alex Gibney (Gonzo: The Life And Work Of Hunter S Thompson), Seth Gordon (King Of Kong), Eugene Jarecki (Why We Fight) and Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady (Jesus Camp) have joined forces to bring to life some of the craziest and most controversial social theories. Mixing pop culture with economics the results are shocking, humour and essential. Have you ever wondered if the name of you child can determine their success in life? Does legalised abortion lower the crime rate? Can young school children be bribed into getting better grades? All this and more is expertly tackled in this groundbreaking documentary that`s like nothing you`ve ever seen before.