Prisoners of Debt: Inside the Global Banking Crisis

Prisoners of Debt: Inside the Global Banking Crisis


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This feature documentary reveals how Bank of Montreal chairman William Mulholland dealt with his debt-laden customers Dome Petroleum and Mexico during the global debt crisis of '82. Interviews with bankers and financial experts demystify the causes of debt crisis, confirm the fragility of the international banking system and outline the problems to be solved if the system is to survive.

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Prisoners of Debt: Inside the Global Banking Crisis, Peter Raymont & Robert Collison, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Peter Raymont
    Robert Collison
  • producer
    John Kramer
  • executive producer
    John Spotton
  • screenplay
    Robert Collison
  • camera
    Mark Irwin
    Rene Ohashi
  • sound
    Bryan Day
  • editing
    Murray Battle
  • sound editing
    Robin Leigh
  • re-recording
    Terry Cooke
  • narrator
    Peter Raymont

  • Pathrik

    This documentary shows that very little has evolved. Perhaps we have regressed in terms of managing banks.

    Pathrik, 15 Dec 2011

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