"It's the Economy, Stupid!" • 1h 36m
Directed by Florian Opitz • Documentary • 2017 • 96 minutes
SYSTEM ERROR takes us from to the roots of the expectation of unlimited growth, particularly in the post-World War II years, to the financial crash of 2008 and beyond. Does the subsequent decade of simultaneous inequality, austerity, and soaring markets indicate that the system has become disconnected from reality? And by focusing on growth at all costs, have we created a system that is escaping our control and may destroy us?
"A very well-made film, with impressive cinematography and great interviews... It's perfect." —DLF Kultur
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