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Boom and Bust - America's Journey on the Erie Canal (31m, U S A)
dir. by Paul Wagner, Steve ZeitlinA meditation on economic cycles
and the American Dream.
The film surveys the macro-economics of industrial
expansion and decline along the Erie Canal, and examines its impact on the
lives of workers in steel, grain, textiles and shipping.
In the wake of economic collapse, can the people of America's cities find meaning and worth?