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Inside Job

Inside Job is a 2010 documentary film about the 2008 financial crisis, directed by Charles H. Ferguson, with narration by Matt Damon. The film explores what Ferguson describes as “the systemic corruption of the United States by the financial services industry and [its] consequences.” The film begins in Iceland, showing the high price of an experiment with U.S.-style banking. Ferguson builds his narrative around dozens of interviews with the main players and other observers, though many more refused to comment. Ferguson also takes Reagan and both Bushes to task for tax cuts benefiting the wealthy and criticizes Clinton and Obama for their roles as well. The film was shot on location in the United States, Iceland, England, France, Singapore, and China. The film was well ...

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