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The Corporation (2003)

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145 min | Documentary, History

Documentary that looks at the concept of the corporation throughout recent history up to its present-day dominance.
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Joel Bakan (based on the book "The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power" by) (narration written by) (developer) (creator) | Harold Crooks (narration written by) | Mark Achbar (narration written by) (developer) (creator) | Thomas Shandel (developer) (as Tom Shandel)
Cinematographers
Mark Achbar (camera) | Rolf Cutts (camera) | Jeffrey M. Hoffman (camera) (as Jeff Hoffman) | Kirk Tougas (camera)
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Jun 4, 2004 (United States)

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