Casino Jack and the United States of Money
WRITTEN BY Alex Gibney
DIRECTED BY Alex Gibney
The subject of Alex Gibney’s new R-rated documentary, disgraced former lobbyist Jack Abramoff, has lived a life so over-the-top it seems like fiction. ”He was kind of like a secret agent gone wild who was involved in everything from Indian casinos to Russian mobsters to [Asian] sweatshops,” says Gibney (who directed the 2007 Oscar winner Taxi to the Dark Side).