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Margin Call

Rating:R (for language)
Release Date:October 21, 2011
Running time:109 minutes
Cast:Kevin Spacey, Paul Bettany, Jeremy Irons, Zachary Quinto, Penn Badgley
Director:J.C. Chandor
Producer:Joe Jenckes, Robert Ogden Barnum, Corey Moosa
Writer:J.C. Chandor
Distributor:Roadside Attractions

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Description: Set in the high-stakes world of the financial industry, "Margin Call" is a thriller entangling the key players at an investment firm during one perilous 24-hour period in the early stages of the 2008 financial crisis. When entry-level analyst Peter Sullivan unlocks information that could prove to be the downfall of the firm, a roller-coaster ride ensues as decisions both financial and moral catapult the lives of all involved to the brink of disaster. Expanding the parameters of genre, "Margin Call" is a riveting examination of the human components of a subject too often relegated to partisan issues of black and white.

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