Downeast Poster

Release Date: 2012

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 20 min

Plot Summary
Italian immigrant Antonio Bussone uses federal grants to bring factory work back to the United States.

Director: David Redmon, Ashley Sabin

Genres: Docudrama

Ratings & Reviews

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  • An elegy for a vanishing emblem of what once characterized this country's vitality. show more

  • Redmon and Sabin carefully tease apart the insidious process of American deindustrialization, and by the end of the film the threads they unravel reveal how the free market can choke like a noose. show more

  • An exposé of how the financial structures that make businesses possible in America seem to conspire against genuine good will and non-self-serving ambition. show more

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