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In 2008, stockbroker, investment advisor and financier Bernie Madoff made headlines around the world when he was arrested for perpetrating perhaps the largest financial fraud in U.S. history. Read More


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Let Them Come to You

The cast and crew discuss how Madoff pulled off his historic fraud, and how they dug into the story.

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What the Critics Are Saying

Find out more about the ?riveting? film being praised for its ?powerhouse performances.?

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PREVIEW0:50
Let Them Come to You

The cast and crew discuss how Madoff pulled off his historic fraud, and how they dug into the story.

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What the Critics Are Saying

Find out more about the ?riveting? film being praised for its ?powerhouse performances.?

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How Bernie Madoff Modernized the Ponzi Scheme
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The True Reach of Madoff's Crimes
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How Bernie Madoff Modernized the Ponzi Scheme
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The True Reach of Madoff's Crimes
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The Wizard of Lies is directed by Barry Levinson, who also serves as executive producer along with Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, Berry Welsh and Tom Fontana; Jason Sosnoff co-executive produces. Produced by Joseph E. Iberti. The film was written by Sam Levinson and John Burnham Schwartz and Samuel Baum, based on the book The Wizard of Lies: Bernie Madoff and the Death of Trust, written by Diana B. Henriques. Truth and Consequences, by Laurie Sandell, is additional source material.