“Princes of the Yen” is a groundbreaking documentary about the power of central banks. Based on the book of the same name by Professor Richard Werner. Richard was a visiting researcher at the Bank of Japan during the 90s crash, during which the stock market dropped by 80% and house prices by up to 84%. Prepare to have your understanding of the world turned upside down and inside out. 

Website: princesoftheyen.com


  • Director/Producer/Writer: Michael Oswald
  • Narrator: Andrew Piper
  • Associate Producer: Michael Horwath
  • Music: Buro & Antonymes
  • Year: 2014
  • Running time: 93 minutes
  • Budget: £500 (Self-funded)
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  • Distributor: Sideways Film
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  • Who is Richard Werner (Twitter @ProfessorWerner)
  • Translators: German by Ursula Stucki; Italian by Mario Palla; Japanese by Shinbo Abo; Korean by Joon Sik Jung; Portuguese by Paulo Ferreira; Spanish by Andrés Arias Uribe; Spanish proofing by Jesús Manuel Utrilla Trinidad; French by Karl Chretien; Hungarian by Istvan Radnoty; Slovenian by Irena Hrast;