Payback (Conrad Black)

Payback (Conrad Black)

This feature documentary based on Margaret Atwood’s bestselling book Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth offers a fascinating look at debt as a mental construct and traces how it influences relationships, societies, governing structures and the fate of the planet itself. Exploring the link between debtor and creditor in a variety of contexts and places, from the mountains of northern Albania to the tomato fields of southern Florida, the film blends compelling stories of “owing” and “being owed” with the views of renowned figures like Karen Armstrong, Louise Arbour, William Rees and Raj Patel.

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  • writer
    Jennifer Baichwal
  • director
    Jennifer Baichwal
  • producer
    Ravida Din
  • director of photography
    Nick de Pencier
  • editor
    Nick Hector
  • sound recordist
    Nick de Pencier
  • featuring
    Louise Arbour
    Karen Armstrong
    Margaret Atwood
    Conrad Black
    Raj Patel
    William Rees
    Gjon Biba
    Gjergi Lala
    Agim Loci
    Gjin Marku
    Donika Prenaga
    Gjin Prenaga
    Liliana Prenaga
    Llesh Prenaga
    Lorenco Prenaga
    Pashke Prenaga
    Ilir Prenga
    Petrit Prenga
    Zef Sinani
    Florence Barran
    Paul Mohammed
    Francis Dolan
    Lucas Benitez
    Gerardo Reyes Chavez
    Jon Esformes
    Gregorio Venegas
    Casi Callaway
    Rodney Lyons
  • sound design
    David Rose
  • sound editor
    David Rose
  • visual researcher
    Elizabeth Klinck
  • consultant
    Daniel Bilefsky
    Avi Lewis
    Raj Patel
  • original music
    Martin Tielli
  • re-recording
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • executive producer
    Ravida Din

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