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Life and Debt (2001)

Life and Debt
7.3 Rating
(13 ratings)
7.6 IMDB rating
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Belinda Becker Belinda Becker
Buju Banton Buju Banton
Himself - Singer
Horst Köhler Horst Köhler
Himself - Director, International Monetary Fund
Michael Manley Michael Manley
Himself - Former Prime Minister of Jamaica
Stanley Fischer Stanley Fischer
Himself - Deputy Director International Monetary Fund
Michael Witter Michael Witter
Himself - Professor of Economics, University of West Indies
David Coore David Coore
Himself - Former Minister of Finance, Jamaica
Bill Clinton Bill Clinton
Himself - President of the United States

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Jamaica Kincaid Jamaica Kincaid


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Life and Debt - Globalization and Jamaica

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Globalization Documentary

11 years, 1 month ago at Oct 31 17:16
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This documentary exposes what globalization has done to the economy of Jamaica. A real eye opener. I think of this film everytime I see bananas on sale for $29 cents a pound, as one part of the film explains how the massive corporations like Dole go out of their way to wipe out local banana farmer and just shift all operations to nations that dont have labor laws. Also, it shows how McDonalds o... read more
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This searing documentary examines how the policies of the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and other aid organizations have changed the Jamaican economy over the past quarter of a century, leaving the local people to struggle in poverty and work in sweatshops. Author Jamaica Kincaid narrates with Belinda Becker to a reggae soundtrack that includes songs by Bob Marley, Ziggy Marley, Mutubaruka and Peter Tosh.
Release date: 28 February 2003
UPC: 717119830342
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