Margin Call is a 2011 movie written and directed by J.C. Chandor. Starring Kevin Spacey, Paul Bettany and Jeremy Irons.
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 (Zachary Quinto) 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. (Filmaffinity)
“It captures how our financial institutions became secret havens to a selfishness so undiluted it was sociopathic. You watch this drama of big money with a tingle of toxic fascination” Owen Gleiberman: Entertainment Weekly
- “Chilling and enjoyable in unequal measure (…) ‘Margin Call’ succeeds in portraying a culture divorced from the one in which ordinary people live and work” Joe Morgenstern: The Wall Street Journal
Cast & Crew
Margin Call (2011)
Movie title: Margin Call
Movie description: Mientras se realiza un despido generalizado por recortes, alguien logran una cifra sobre las valoraciones: son incorrectas y el mercado se viene abajo. La noche es larga y hay que corregir la tendencia, y no se hará precisamente jugando a los Osos Amorosos en el País de Oz.
Date published: August 10, 2021
Country: United States
Duration: 109 mins
Author: Martin Cid
Director(s): J.C. Chandor
Actor(s): Kevin Spacey, Paul Bettany, Jeremy Irons, Zachary Quinto, Penn Badgley, Simon Baker, Mary McDonnell, Demi Moore, Stanley Tucci
“Margin Call” employs an excellent cast who can make financial talk into compelling dialogue. They also can reflect the enormity of what is happening (…) Rating: ???½ (out of four)”
Roger Ebert: Chicago Sun-Times