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Manufacturing Consent - Noam Chomsky and the Media
Manufacturing Consent - Noam Chomsky and the Media
Actors: Noam Chomsky, Mark Achbar, Edward S. Herman, William F. Buckley, Peter Jennings
Directors: Mark Achbar, Peter Wintonick
Genres: Educational, Documentary, Military & War
NR     2002     2hr 47min

Funny, provocative and surprisingly accessible, MANUFACTURING CONSENT explores the political life and ideas of world-renowned linguist, intellectual and political activist Noam Chomsky. Through a dynamic collage of biograp...  more »

     
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Actors: Noam Chomsky, Mark Achbar, Edward S. Herman, William F. Buckley, Peter Jennings
Directors: Mark Achbar, Peter Wintonick
Creators: Mark Achbar, Antonín Lhotsky, Barry Perles, Bill Snider, Dan Garson, Eddie Becker, Peter Wintonick, Adam Symansky, Colin Neale, Dennis R. Murphy, Francis Miquet
Genres: Educational, Documentary, Military & War
Sub-Genres: Educational, Biography, History, Crime & Conspiracy, Politics, Military & War
Studio: Zeitgeist Films
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen
DVD Release Date: 03/26/2002
Original Release Date: 01/01/1993
Theatrical Release Date: 00/00/1993
Release Year: 2002
Run Time: 2hr 47min
Screens: Color,Full Screen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 2
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Timeless classic.
P. Sokol | Australia | 02/11/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I have seen this documentry many times before and even if it has been made in the early 90's, It's content is still very relevant today on how the media functions and of unchanged US foreign policy. The film goes much deeper then snipets of Noam Chomsky's many talks around the world, it also goes into his upbringing and inluences which led him to be the much loved dissident he is today. This film is a must see, whether you are a fan of Noam Chomsky or not."
Better than Michael Moore
B.Friendly | Delhi, India | 06/30/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"While Michael Moore movies such as Roger and Me have its place, something a bit deeper would be this movie about the influence the media has on our thinking and perception of the world, especially world events. This is a long, two-part documentary with very interesting information about Vietnam and East Timor. The movie makers also let a lot of Chomsky critics speak, so the viewer really does have to make his own decision whether or not Chomsky is too radical in his analysis. Great movie for group discussion. Also allows for a closer look at Chomsky the man. He does remind me of Woody Allen at times, though of course so much more profound, no?! William F. Buckley being at the beginning of the star list is rather misleading, but you do see the editor of the New York Times here quite a bit."