Charles Ferguson hopes that his movie, Inside Job, will be for the financial industry what An Inconvenient Truth was to global warming: an impassioned call to hold the people who brought the world to the brink of economic collapse responsible for their actions. And, with luck, send them to jail.

Ferguson is no Michael Moore. He’s not a chronic agitator with a megaphone for a mouth. He’s a mild-mannered academic, with a PhD in poly sci from MIT. But despite his quiet demeanor, he’s mad as hell, and is fearless in calling out bad behavior in the loftiest precincts of power.

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