The Take (2004)

Genre:  Documentary, Drama
Running Time:  87 min.
Release Date: October 29, 2004
DVD: January 11, 2005

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Synopsis

In the wake of Argentina's spectacular economic collapse in 2001, Latin America's most prosperous middle class finds itself in a ghost town of abandoned factories and mass unemployment. In suburban Buenos Aires, 30 unemployed auto-parts workers walk into their idle factory, roll out sleeping mats and refuse to leave.

All they want is to restart the silent machines. But this simple act - the take - has the power to turn the globalization debate on its head.

Director: Avi Lewis
Studio: Odeon Films
Producer(s): Naomi Klein, Avi Lewis
Screenplay: Naomi Klein
Official Site: www.nfb.ca/thetake/

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