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This documentary feature takes an in-depth look at the rapid rise and dramatic fall of New York Governor Eliot Spitzer. Nicknamed "The Sheriff of Wall Street," when he was NY's Attorney General, Eliot Spitzer prosecuted crimes by America’s largest financial institutions and some of the most powerful executives in the country. After his election as Governor, with the largest margin in the state's history, many believed Spitzer was on his way to becoming the nation's first Jewish President. Then, shockingly, Spitzer’s meteoric rise turned into a precipitous fall when the New York Times revealed that Spitzer--the paragon of rectitude--had been caught seeing prostitutes. As his powerful enemies gloated, his supporters questioned the timing of it all: as the Sheriff fell, so did the financial markets, in a cataclysm that threatened to unravel the global economy. With unique access to the escort world as well as friends, colleagues and enemies of the ex-Governor (many of whom have come forward for the first time) the film explores the hidden contours of this tale of hubris, sex, and power.
WHY SINGEL ELIOT SPITZER WHAT ABOUT THE OTHER PEOPLE IN OFFICE THAT HAVE DONE WORST THINGS THAN ELIOT SPITZER IN THIS COUNTRY SUCH AS THE BUSH FAMILY 16 YEARS OF HELL SONS AND... Read morePublished 5 months ago by DAAWUD EL
Convincing exploration of political treachery and human weakness.Published 8 months ago by AlchemystAZ
"Client-9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer" (2010 release; 117 min.) looks back at the meteoric rise, and even faster fall, of the disgraced former Governor of New York. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Paul Allaer
I love it, I think is a documentary movie that everyone should see, how people can rise and also fall.
A fascinating story of the rise and fall of a brilliant man. It also showed a man who can be redeemed because of his passion for financial justice.Published on August 6, 2013 by Ricki S. Stephenson
i watched this movie along time ago and always liked it.
And on Amazon you can get just about anything you want so I bought it. Read more
Gibney very clearly takes a pro-Spitzer stance. It is true that Republicans are shown saying negative things about the man; however, his actual crime--not to mention his... Read morePublished on July 12, 2013 by Autumn
A major part of the dvd is ruined and not able to play. I'd like a good copy to be sent to me or my money refound.Published on March 21, 2013 by greta