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The Emperor's New Clothes
Archived: The Emperor's New Clothes (2015)

director: Michael Winterbottom

With: Russell Brand

duration: 101 minutes
Fort Europe , Docs , Documentary

Official Selection - Global Cinema
Film Fest Gent - The Emperor's New Clothes

World-famous British comedian and activist Russell Brand joins forces with acclaimed director Michael Winterbottom on a polemical documentary about the financial crisis and gross inequality we currently face. "A funny, boisterous attack on the dishonesty and mediocrity of Britain's new plutocrat classes and the politicians who created them." (The Guardian)


director: Michael Winterbottom
producer: Melissa Parmenter
screenplay: Michael Winterbottom
Editor: Marc Richardson
Cinematography: James Clarke

production company: Revolution Films

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dialogue: English
subtitles: no subt
country: United States of America - United Kingdom - France
year: 2015


MICHAEL WINTERBOTTOM: Forget About Me (1990), Under the Sun (1992), Butterfly Kiss(1995), Go Now (1995), Jude (1996), Welcome to Sarajevo (1997), I Want You (1998), With or Without You (1999), Wonderland (1999), The Claim (2000), 24 Hour Party People (2002), In This World (2002), Code 46 (2003), 9 Songs (2004), Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story (2005), The Road to Guantanamo (2006), A Mighty Heart (2007), A Summer in Genoa (2008), The Shock Doctrine… Show more

Technical Specs

format: DCP

Other festival films by director Michael Winterbottom

2004:9 songs
2004:Code 46
2002:24 hour party people
2001:Claim, the
1999:With or without you
1996:Go now


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