What if I were to tell you that there is a new documentary on the way from a team that includes the Academy Award winners and nominees of documentary titles including but not limited to Super Size Me, Jesus Camp, Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room, Why We Fight, and The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters? Pretty insane, right? Well, just such a film does exist, and it is called Freakonomics.
The documentary is based on the highly popular book of the same name by economist Steven Levitt and journalist Stephen Dubner which explores the “hidden side to everything” using an economic approach.
If you like documentaries, this is an all-star lineup of talents bringing us a compelling movie that’s not to be ignored. Click on over to the other side to read a synopsis and check out the trailer for Freakonomics now.
The will premiere on, Apple iTunes, Xbox Live, Playstation, Amazon, On Demand, and Vudu on September 3rd, and opens in theaters on October 1st.
FREAKONOMICS is the highly anticipated film version of the phenomenally bestselling book about incentives-based thinking by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner. Like the book, the film examines human behavior with provocative and sometimes hilarious case studies, bringing together a dream team of filmmakers responsible for some of the most acclaimed and entertaining documentaries in recent years: Academy Award® winner Alex Gibney (Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room, Casino Jack and the United States of Money), Academy Award® nominees Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing (Jesus Camp), Academy Award® nominee Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me), Eugene Jarecki (Why We Fight) and Seth Gordon (The King of Kong).