The Resource The corporation, produced by Big Picture Media Corporation in association with TV Ontario, Vision TV, Knowledge Network, Saskatchewan Communications Network and ACCESS ; produced by Mark Achbar and Bart Simpson ; written by Joel Bakan, Harold Crooks and Mark Achbar ; directed by Mark Achbar and Jennifer Abbott, (videorecording)

The corporation, produced by Big Picture Media Corporation in association with TV Ontario, Vision TV, Knowledge Network, Saskatchewan Communications Network and ACCESS ; produced by Mark Achbar and Bart Simpson ; written by Joel Bakan, Harold Crooks and Mark Achbar ; directed by Mark Achbar and Jennifer Abbott, (videorecording)

Label
The corporation
Title
The corporation
Statement of responsibility
produced by Big Picture Media Corporation in association with TV Ontario, Vision TV, Knowledge Network, Saskatchewan Communications Network and ACCESS ; produced by Mark Achbar and Bart Simpson ; written by Joel Bakan, Harold Crooks and Mark Achbar ; directed by Mark Achbar and Jennifer Abbott
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
The Corporation charts the spectacular rise of the corporation as a dramatic, pervasive presence in our everyday lives. With a deft mix of humor, visual panache and seriousness, this documentary is a timely, entertaining critique of global conglomerates
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Narrator, Mikela J. Mikael ; editor, Joel Bakan ; music, Leonard J. Paul
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English dialogue with optional Spanish and French subtitles ; English descriptive audio for the visually impaired; Closed-captioning in English for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Michael Moore, Noam Chomsky, Naomi Klein, Milton Friedman
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1943-
  • 1954 Apr. 23-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Achbar, Mark
  • Simpson, Bart
  • Crooks, Harold
  • Abbott, Jennifer
  • Mikael, Mikela J
  • Moore, Michael
  • Chomsky, Noam
  • Klein, Naomi
  • Bakan, Joel
  • Big Picture Media Corporation
  • Zeitgeist Films
Runtime
145
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Corporations
  • Compañías
Technique
live action
Label
The corporation, produced by Big Picture Media Corporation in association with TV Ontario, Vision TV, Knowledge Network, Saskatchewan Communications Network and ACCESS ; produced by Mark Achbar and Bart Simpson ; written by Joel Bakan, Harold Crooks and Mark Achbar ; directed by Mark Achbar and Jennifer Abbott, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on "The corporation : the pathological pursuit of profit and power" by Joel Bakan
  • Released as a motion picture in 2004
  • Special features: video interviews with the filmmakers from radio, TV, and theaters; Janeane Garofolo interviews writer Joel Bakan (from Air America's Majority Report); two filmmaker audio commentaries; Grassroots marketing presentation; eight deleted scenes; trailer; "Topical paradise" and "Tell me more" : over 5 housrs of additional footage of the interviewees; related film resources; subject updates; web resources
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm57419041
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed. two-disc set.
Extent
2 videodiscs (145 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
795975106535
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
Z1065
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) ADQ-1718
System details
DVD; widescreen presentation (1.85:1 aspect ratio); 16x9 anamorphic transfer; NTSC; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The corporation, produced by Big Picture Media Corporation in association with TV Ontario, Vision TV, Knowledge Network, Saskatchewan Communications Network and ACCESS ; produced by Mark Achbar and Bart Simpson ; written by Joel Bakan, Harold Crooks and Mark Achbar ; directed by Mark Achbar and Jennifer Abbott, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on "The corporation : the pathological pursuit of profit and power" by Joel Bakan
  • Released as a motion picture in 2004
  • Special features: video interviews with the filmmakers from radio, TV, and theaters; Janeane Garofolo interviews writer Joel Bakan (from Air America's Majority Report); two filmmaker audio commentaries; Grassroots marketing presentation; eight deleted scenes; trailer; "Topical paradise" and "Tell me more" : over 5 housrs of additional footage of the interviewees; related film resources; subject updates; web resources
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm57419041
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed. two-disc set.
Extent
2 videodiscs (145 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
795975106535
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
Z1065
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) ADQ-1718
System details
DVD; widescreen presentation (1.85:1 aspect ratio); 16x9 anamorphic transfer; NTSC; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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