Bust (Poverty Documentary) - Real Stories

Real Stories

Published on Nov 22, 2017


Check out our new website for more incredible documentaries: HD and ad-free. Bust is an intimate portrait of families struggling to cope with personal debts as the credit crunch unfolds. Tracy and Melvyn bought their council house on a low interest mortgage, but with rates soaring they’re now in trouble. Michael is struggling to afford the help he needs to cope with his lung and heart disease. Maria is a social worker who took out a loan when she could easily afford the repayments. Now on maternity leave - her creditors are threatening to send in the bailiffs. We follow these families over a year as they struggle to cope, and battle through the bureaucracy of bankruptcy and repossession. Want to watch more full-length Documentaries? Click here: Follow us on Twitter for more - Facebook - Instagram - @realstoriesdocs Content licensed from True Vision. Any queries, please contact us at: Produced by True Vision



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