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PROGRAM - Special Focus - Michael WINTERBOTTOM: The Filmmaker across the Boundaries

Michael WINTERBOTTOM: The Filmmaker across the Boundaries

The Shock Doctrine

DIRECTOR Michael WINTERBOTTOM, Mat WHITECROSS Michael WINTERBOTTOM: The Filmmaker across the Boundaries구분없음
Nation UK 200979minDCPcolor Documentary
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Overview

An investigation of ‘disaster capitalism’, based on Naomi Klein´s proposition that neo-liberal capitalism feeds on natural disasters, war and terror to establish its dominance.

Program Schedule

Code Date Time Theater Info Ticket
220 2017. 04. 29 13:30 MEGABOX Jeonju(Gaeksa) 9
EK15
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407 2017. 05. 01 10:30 MEGABOX Jeonju(Gaeksa) Table M
EK15
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656 2017. 05. 03 20:00 MEGABOX Jeonju(Gaeksa) 8
EK15
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725 2017. 05. 04 14:00 MEGABOX Jeonju(Gaeksa) Table M
EK15GV
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  • Review

    Shock Doctrine is first coined by a Canadian journalist Naomi Klein and also the title of her book. It means, to ‘Instigate the people who are confused by catastrophe and crisis due to capitalists and lead the society using the regime they want.’ It is also criticizing the collapse of public interest because of how neo-liberalists used shock treatments ? remove regulations on privatization, reduce welfare - to reform the economy in South American and Russian in the late 20th century. The film stands on the basis of Klein’s idea and shows how shock treatments are used in reality. It cleverly combines the director’s interest in intellectual ideas and liberal arts and cannot be limited to one genre. Like Eisenstein wanted to make Marx’s 『Capital』 into a movie, Winterbottom also strives to accommodate discussion on humanity of the same age. [Lee Sang-yong]

  • Credit

    Director Michael WINTERBOTTOM
    Producer Andrew EATON, Alex COOKE, Avi LEWIS
    Editor Paul MONAGHAN

Director

Michael WINTERBOTTOM

Born in UK. His work for television includes The Magic Lantern-a documentary based on Ingmar Bergman’s autobiography, which won the Best Documentary Prize at Valladolid Film Festival; Forget About Me, Under the Sun?shown at the Turin and London Film Festivals, which won the Prix Europa and was BAFTA nominated. His first feature was Butterfly Kiss, which was selected for Competition at Berlinale in 1995.

Mat WHITECROSS

Born in 1977 in Oxford, UK. He was an editor of 9 Songs directed by Michael Winterbottom and made his debut feature,The Road to Guantanamo, which he co-directed with Winterbottom, won the Best Director award at the Berlin Film Festival in 2006. He travelled to Thailand to film Moving to Mars (2009), a documentary about Karen refugees fleeing from Burma to the UK for which he won the prestigious Grierson Award for Best Documentary.