Director: J.C. Chandor
Cast: Paul Bettany, Jeremy Irons, Zachary Quinto, Stanley Tucci and Kevin Spacey
Run Time: 107 minutes
Country: United States
Rating: 14A (Coarse language)
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.
" It's a realistic take on what happens when high-flying money speculators suddenly hit ground. It's also a great calling card for J.C. Chandor, the writer/director making his feature debut. " - Peter Howell, Toronto Star
Official Website and trailer: http://www.margincallmovie.com/