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Based on the bestselling book by Andrew Ross Sorkin, Too Big to Fail offers an intimate look at the epochal financial crisis of 2008 and the powerful men and women who decided the fate of the world’s economy in a matter of a few weeks. Read More

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Stars William Hurt and Cynthia Nixon, screenwriter Peter Gould and take you inside the making of Too Big to Fail.

INTERVIEW

Andrew Ross Sorkin Knows There’s Too Much Debt

There’s no one person or institution at fault, says Sorkin.

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Curtis Hanson Says There Are No Heroes or Villains

The filmmaker discusses the “intense and dramatic” time in Wall Street history.

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Peter Gould on Making Financial Complexities Compelling

The screenwriter explains how he got the story across without dumbing things down.

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Joe Nocera on How the Government Failed to Protect Consumers

“They had no clue as to how much bad stuff was out there,” says the journalist.


“What could have been a snoozy jeremiad becomes something closer to a thriller.”

— Entertainment Weekly


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