Too Big to Fail

Too Big to Fail

Director: Curtis Hanson

Cast: Curtis Hanson, William Hurt, Ed Asner, Billy Crudup

     
 

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Oscar-winning director Curtis Hanson (8 Mile, L.A. Confidential) adapts author Andrew Ross Sorkin's penetrating expose of the 2008 Wall Street financial crisis in this made-for-HBO docudrama featuring an all-star cast. As the U.S. economy hits the skids, Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson (William Hurt) finds himself caught up in a critical battle of wills

Overview

Oscar-winning director Curtis Hanson (8 Mile, L.A. Confidential) adapts author Andrew Ross Sorkin's penetrating expose of the 2008 Wall Street financial crisis in this made-for-HBO docudrama featuring an all-star cast. As the U.S. economy hits the skids, Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson (William Hurt) finds himself caught up in a critical battle of wills between the key players on Wall Street, and the powers that be in Washington, D.C. With just weeks to go before the country plunges into the most devastating financial crash since the Great Depression, the powerbrokers on both sides scramble to pull the failing economy back from the brink of disaster. Ed Asner, Billy Crudup, Paul Giamatti, Cynthia Nixon, James Woods, Tony Shalhoub, and Topher Grace co-star.

Product Details

Release Date:
06/12/2012
UPC:
0883929206179
Original Release:
2011
Rating:
NR
Source:
Hbo Home Video
Region Code:
A
Sound:
[Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time:
1:38:00
Sales rank:
33,347

Special Features

Closed Caption; The Making of Too Big to Fail; Opening the vault on the financial crisis; Timeline of a crisis

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
William Hurt Henry Paulson
Ed Asner Warren Buffet
Billy Crudup Timothy Geithner
Paul Giamatti Ben Bernanke
Topher Grace Jim Wilkinson
Cynthia Nixon Michele Davis
Bill Pullman Jamie Dimon
Tony Shalhoub John Mack
James Woods Richard Fuld
Matthew Modine John Thain
Michael O'Keefe Chris Flowers
Ajay Mehta Vikram Pandit
Tom Mason Bob Willumstad
Chance Kelly Bart McDade
Victor Slezak Greg Curl
Joey Slotnick Dan Jester
Laila Robins Christine Lagarde
Kathy Baker Wendy Paulson
Amy Carlson Erin Callan
Ayad Akhtar Neel Kashkari
Dan Hedaya Barney Frank
Peter Hermann Christopher Cox
John Heard Joe Gregory
Evan Handler Lloyd Blankfein

Technical Credits
Curtis Hanson Director,Executive Producer
Peter Gould Co-producer,Screenwriter
Jeff Levine Executive Producer
Andrew Ross Sorkin Co-producer
Ezra Swerdlow Producer
Paula Weinstein Executive Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Too Big to Fail
1. Questionable Leadership [14:48]
2. Stepping In [8:27]
3. Contain the Damage [8:49]
4. Kick in For Lehman [11:06]
5. Bankrupt [7:52]
6. Leverage the Dream [11:22]
7. Break the Glass [8:48]
8. Tarp [14:26]
9. Captial Injection [10:22]

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