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Roger and Me

Directed by: Michael Moore
Runtime: 1hr 31min Year: 1989
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Directed by: Michael Moore
Runtime: 1hr 31min Year: 1989
Country: United States
Last Screened: Tue 17th Nov 2015

Roger and Me is a feature-length documentary film chronicling the efforts of the world's largest corporation, General Motors, as it turns its hometown of Flint, Michigan, into a ghost town.

Best Film – Toronto Film Festival 1989
Audience Award – Berlin Film Festival
Best Film – Vancouver Film Festival 1989
Best Documentary – National Society of Film Critics 1989

In his quest to discover why GM would want to do such a thing, filmmaker Michael Moore, a Flint native, attempts to meet the chairman, Roger Smith, and invite him out for a few beers up in Flint to “talk things over”.

In between his efforts to see Smith, Moore, the son of a Flint autoworker, takes us on a bizarre journey through Flint accompanied along the way by Ronald Reagan, Miss America, Pat Boone, Bob “Newlywed Game” Eubanks, and TV evangelist Robert Schuller–all of whom show up to save Flint from destruction.