Based on the best-selling book of the same name by Fortune reporters Bethany McLean and Peter Elkind, Alex Gibney incredibly reveals how top executives of America’s seventh-largest company walked away with one billion dollars leaving investors and employees with absolutely nothing.
The film comes to a harrowing denouement as we hear Enron traders ringing hundreds of millions of dollars in profits out of the California energy crisis and as a result, we come to comprehend how the unimaginable excess of the Enron hierarchy had such a shocking and profound domino effect that may shape the face of our economy for years to come…
Para los que les resultó interesante este documental, recomiendo "Inside Job" (2010) que se podría decir es el complemento de esta historia de estafa y codicia. Lo que había ocurrido con Enron, era solo la antesala a lo que más adelante será la crisis financiera en EEUU, todo un resumen que ciertamente crea un retrato de la avaricia y otras debilidades humanas.
I always endorse criticism towards main stream economic ideologies so this was easy to like for me. Realization of the film was lively and the rhythm was just right to keep viewer focused at the same time when you didn't had to push too hard just to keep up with the events. One could say that this is a "almost-identical twin" for Inside Job. These two complete each other.