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"Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room" DVD

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DVD Release Date: January 17, 2006

Tagline: "It's just business."

Length: 109 minutes
MPAA Rating: R for language and some nudity

Movie Summary:
Based on the book by Bethany McLean and Peter Elkind, this is an entertaining documentary about the rise and fall of Enron, one of America's biggest corporations. Enron, whose businesses were mostly energy-related, was flying high and much admired in the 1990's, but collapsed in 2001 amid scandal, bringing formerly respected accounting firm Arthur Andersen down with it. The film tells a tale of arrogance, greed and amorality, revolving around insiders getting rich through deception.

"Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room" Selected DVD Features:

• Commentary

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