Roger & Me (1989)
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Release Date: Jun 1, 1989 Wide
Average Rating: 3.6/5
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Michael Moore's wickedly iconoclastic documentary was inspired by the decline and fall of Flint, Michigan. Once the site of a thriving General Motors plant, Flint went quickly to seed when GM decided to close down and move out. As Moore pokes around what has been described by one magazine as "the worst place to live in America", he finds out how the local populace is coping with GM's betrayal of the American Dream. Among those visited are a family who is evicted just before Christmas, and an
Jun 1, 1989 Wide
Jul 5, 2003
Warner Home Video
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Despite some tempering with the chronological sequence of events, this is a scathingly biting satire of Reagonomics that captures the zeitgeist of the late 1980s much more poignantly than most Hollywood movies.
the first of Moore's already legendary documentaries.
brilliant and subversive
Regardless of Moore's conceitedness and simple-mindedness, he still makes a good movie, and without inventing so many facts as he did with Bowling for Columbine.
While not as good as Bowling for Columbine, Roger and Me does show delirious hints of what was yet to come.
Nem todos os argumentos de Michael Moore são válidos como ele gostaria, mas o filme cumpre seu objetivo ao analisar a decadência de uma cidade em função da ganância de uma grande empresa.
demonstrates that this genré can be as hilarious as any comedy on the market and provide some sharp political muckraking to boot.
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