The Take

(2004)
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In suburban Buenos Aires, thirty unemployed ceramics workers walk into their idle factory, roll out sleeping mats and refuse to leave. All they want is to re-start the silent machines. But this simple act - the take - has the power to turn the globalization debate on its head. Armed only with slingshots and an abiding faith in shop-floor democracy, the workers face off against the bosses, bankers and a whole system that sees their beloved factories as nothing more than scrap metal for sale.

  1. Avi Lewis

    Director

  2. Naomi Klein

    Writer

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  1. Matilde Adorno

    Herself - Worker

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The Take
The Take

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  • September 22, 2004
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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 27m

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64

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