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.

  1. Michael Winterbottom


  2. Mat Whitecross


  3. Naomi Klein


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  1. Kieran O'Brien

    Kieran O'Brien

    Narrator (Voice)

  2. Naomi Klein

    Naomi Klein


  3. Milton Friedman


  4. John Major

    John Major

    Himself (archive footage)

  5. Bill Clinton

    Bill Clinton

    Himself (archive footage)

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The Shock Doctrine
The Shock Doctrine


Status Released

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  • September 1, 2009


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 19m

Budget -

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