Based on the international bestseller by rock-star economist Thomas Piketty (which sold over three million copies worldwide and landed Piketty on Time's list of most influential people), this captivating documentary is an eye-opening journey through wealth and power, a film that breaks the popular assumption that the accumulation of capital runs hand in hand with social progress, and shines a new light on today’s growing inequalities. Traveling through time, the film assembles accessible pop-culture references coupled with interviews of some of the world’s most influential experts delivering an insightful and empowering journey through the past and into our future.

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Ratings and Reviews

3.3 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

93% TOMATOMETER

Critics Consensus: Capital in the Twenty-First Century can't hope to address its subject with the depth of its source material, but the end result remains an eye-opening overview.

13+ COMMON SENSE

Chilling documentary about world's economic inequality.

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Studio
Kino Lorber
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Copyright

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions (CC) refer to subtitles in the available language with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.

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