The Flaw
The Flaw (2011)

International award winning director David Sington (director of 'In the Shadow of the Moon') tells the story of the credit bubble which caused the financial crisis, which has brought suffering to millions. Forsaking easy… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 3, 2011
DVD Release Date: June 13, 2012
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Marty Mapes
Movie Habit

The Flaw is a level and clear explanation of what happened in 2008. And it doesn't once mention tulips.

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

It's a lucid, gripping doc.

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David Edwards
Daily Mirror (UK)

A film that informs and outrages in equal measure.

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Christopher Long
Movie Metropolis

(The film) makes a series of points rather than an argument... Think of it as a Festivus-style airing of grievances.

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Allan Hunter
Daily Express (UK)

An entertaining and accessible overview of the 2008 meltdown.

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David Parkinson
Radio Times

For anyone who has ever wondered how so many supposedly brilliant minds brought the global economy to the brink of meltdown in 2007, David Sington's documentary is essential viewing.

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Anthony Quinn
Independent (UK)

If the material in this documentary on the financial meltdown seems overfamiliar that's because you've encountered most of it already in the superior Inside Job.

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Nigel Andrews
Financial Times

The Flaw presents the holocaust that was the housing bubble.

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