American Casino (TV Series 2004– ) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. American Casino is directed by Leslie Cockburn, who wrote and produced the documentary with her husband, journalist and author Andrew Cockburn. They join us today in our firehouse studio. But we "American Casino," a documentary about how the financial crisis came about, arrives in theaters at a curious time - just as fear of a second Great Depression seems to be lifting. Lenders needed The casino, what a game. Whether it’s a symbolic dollar or your entire fortune, you leave them to the same fate: that of chance. Cards, dice, coins, but also roulette wheels or slot machines, your good or bad fortune in many games does not depend on you. “american casino is a powerful and shocking look at the subprime lending scandal. if you want to understand how the us financial system failed and how mortgage companies ripped off the poor, see this film.” joseph stiglitz, nobel prize-winning economist “fascinating! a terrific documentary chronicling the subprime-mortgage mess and the Find out the answer in the 89 searing minutes of American Casino, the film the New Yorker called “a lucid and comprehensive picture of a rotten system.” American Casino was written and directed by Leslie and Andrew Cockburn and features Ben Bernanke, Sheila Dixon, Phil Gramm, Henry Paulson and Henry Waxman. Produced by Table Rock Films, 2009. You may also like… Medium Blue $ 12.50 Add to Casino Streaming. Au début des années 1970 à Las Vegas, le gangster de bas niveau Sam “Ace” Rothstein se fait engager par ses patrons pour diriger le casino de Tanger. Au début, il a un grand succès dans le travail, mais au fil des ans, des problèmes avec son exécuteur de canons lâches Nicky Santoro, son ex-épouse Ginger, son ex-artiste escroc Lester Diamond et une poignée de When the economy imploded last year, prompting a massive taxpayer bailout of the banks, investment houses, insurance giants, and other pillars of our financial foundation, people were justifiably angry, but didn’t know where to direct their pitchforks. While many understood that the housing market collapsed due to bad loans given to people who couldn’t pay them, most didn’t understand But in the context of present-day American cinema, the film has a lot more resonance than Pulp Fiction and a deal more weight than Heat. If it's Goodfellas scented with The Godfather, that's a Directed by Leslie Cockburn. With Ben Bernanke, Sheila Dixon, Phil Gramm, Henry Paulson. This documentary takes a look at how the Wall Street meltdown has affected the working class.
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