CAPITAL IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY
| 2020 – 103′ – Documentary – New-Zealand-France Co-production –
Written and Directed by Justin Pemberton and Thomas Piketty.
Based on a book by Thomas Piketty.
Starring Thomas Piketty, Francis Fukuyama, Joseph Stiglitz.
In English and in French with English subtitles.
A Kino Lorber release. |
Based on the international bestseller by rock-star economist Thomas Piketty (which sold over three million copies worldwide and landed Piketty on Time’s list of most influential people), this captivating documentary is an eye-opening journey through wealth and power, a film that breaks the popular assumption that the accumulation of capital runs hand in hand with social progress, and shines a new light on today’s growing inequalities. Traveling through time, 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.