Waging a Living


Waging a Living

Infobox Film | name = Waging a Living


caption =
director = Roger Weisberg
producer = Roger Weisberg
writer =
starring =
music = Richard Fiocca
cinematography = Slawomir Grunberg
editing = Sandra Christie, Lewis Erskine, Christopher White
distributor =
released =
runtime = 85 min.
language = English
budget =
imdb_id = 0455834

"Waging a Living" is a 2005 documentary film that addresses the issue of the American dream and whether or not hard work will invariably improve your condition. Examining the lives of four Americans in California and the Northeast who work full-time jobs but are still having trouble making ends meet. [ [http://www.pbs.org/pov/pov2006/wagingaliving/about.html PBS Synopsis] ]

"Waging a Living" was produced and directed by Roger Weisberg and aired on PBS in 2006 as part of its Point of View series. It was met with high critical acclaim, winning Best Documentary at the New Jersey Film Festival and receiving a 92% "Fresh" rating on Rotten Tomatoes. [ [http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/waging_a_living/ Rotten Tomatoes] ]

References

External links

* [http://www.pbs.org/pov/pov2006/wagingaliving/index.html P.O.V. "Waging a Living"] - PBS's site dedicated to the film
* [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0455834/ "Waging a Living" on IMDb]
* [http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/waging_a_living/ "Waging a Living" on Rotten Tomatoes]
* [http://www.avclub.com/content/node/177 A.V. Club review]


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