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Costa-Gavras on "Capital"

Monday, October 21, 2013

Academy Award winning director Costa-Gavras discusses his latest film, “Capital,” a high-paced drama set in the world of global finance. It’s a pointed commentary on how the Darwinian world of contemporary capitalism, and stars Gad Elmaleh, Gabriel Byrne, and Liya Kebede. “Capital” opens October 25 at the Paris and Regal Union Square.

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Comments [4]

David

Costa-Gavras: Multi-Millionaire Marxist:

http://en.mediamass.net/people/costa-gavras/highest-paid.html

"It's been a rough year for the director, but at least he has his millions of dollars to ease the pain. 80-year-old Costa-Gavras has taken the No. 1 spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid directors for 2013 with an estimated $82 million in combined earnings."

Oct. 21 2013 03:28 PM
David

Peter Talbot from Harrison NJ, you wrote: "What is worse, Costa Gavras fluted glass tilting parlor socialism or Lloyd Blankfein and cronies active destruction of small capitalism in the interests of an oligopoly's planned and controlled policies?"

They're both equally bad.

Oct. 21 2013 01:36 PM
Peter Talbot from Harrison NJ

What is worse, Costa Gavras fluted glass tilting parlor socialism or Lloyd Blankfein and cronies active destruction of small capitalism in the interests of an oligopoly's planned and controlled policies? Jgarbuz, methinks thou dost protest too much about the wrong things. The key learning is that the banks do not represent capital so much as withholding of capital from the markets they pretend to serve. They are more dangerous than Trotsky could dream of being, and just as deadly. You need to trade your soap-box in for a newer model or find a better Park to Hyde out in.

Oct. 21 2013 01:31 PM
jgarbuz from Queens

Another champagne neo-Marxist movie maker! Ho hum. Moving on. What else is new?

Oct. 21 2013 12:46 PM

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