5.4/10
131
12 user 2 critic

Liberty Bound (2004)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 5 August 2004 (Hungary)
Liberty Bound takes an entertaining, tongue-in-cheek look at America's on-going struggle to keep a comfortable balance between democracy, capitalism and fascism. This is a film about ... See full summary »

Director:

Christine Rose

Writer:

Christine Rose
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Photos

Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Michael Parenti Michael Parenti ... Author & Social Commentator
Christine Rose ... Narrator
Michael Ruppert Michael Ruppert ... Himself
Howard Zinn ... Historian
Edit

Storyline

Liberty Bound takes an entertaining, tongue-in-cheek look at America's on-going struggle to keep a comfortable balance between democracy, capitalism and fascism. This is a film about courage, fear, ignorance, knowledge, propaganda, rhetoric and the amazing events that have shaped our history. Written by Artivist Film Festival

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

democracy | f rated | See All (2) »

Taglines:

Is the United States bound for liberty - or do we just have Liberty Bound?

Genres:

Documentary

Certificate:

Not Rated
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official Website

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 August 2004 (Hungary) See more »

Also Known As:

Megfojtott szabadság See more »

Filming Locations:

Austin, Texas, USA See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$100,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Blue Moose Films See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

[first lines]
Narrator: The United States of America: rich, diverse, well-fed, proud, free. The United States of America: poor, hungry, scared, oppressed. There are those who say the United States is an empire, a dictatorship possessing fascistic elements. There are others who insist it's a democracy, or a representative republic: the realized dream of the founding fathers. Can both assessments be correct? How can the nation known as the United States of America be both? How can there be two totally ...
See more »

Connections

Followed by Internationally Speaking (2005) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Powerful documentary that should be seen by everyone
19 August 2004 | by rdwatersagltdSee all my reviews

With all of the furor and publicity over Michael Moore's "Fahrenheit 9/11", it is sad that Christine Rose's film has been overlooked. In many ways it is a much stronger film than Moore's. Hopefully, she will find a wider distribution soon.

Rose could not have picked better commentators for her documentary. Michael Parenti and Howard Zinn are two of the finest writers/speakers/scholars today. Her investigation of the loss of civil liberties in the post-9/11 world is strong material. Zinn and Parenti help frame her video segments to present a disturbing picture of what is happening to liberty in America.

For a first film, "Liberty Bound" is really well done. The editing and sequencing are effective. If you decide to watch it you won't be disappointed. It is an excellent, thoughtful documentary that should be seen by all Americans.


4 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 12 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed