The FP Top Pick on Entrepreneur/Business Movie:
Watch the movie The Pursuit of Margin Call here.
About the Movie
Margin Call, the movie has been picturized upon the high-stakes world of the financial industry. In the early stages of 2008 when the financial crisis happened, an entry-level analyst uncovers information that could ruin an investment farm. The key players (Kevin Spacey, Paul Bettany) come to know about the disastrous information and try to do all things they can do to stop their downfall.
The movie released in July 10, 2011 (Estonia).
Chock-full of terrific performances, Margin Call is the kind of gripping, grown-up film that these days is usually found on the small screen.Full review
- C. Chandor makes his feature writing and directing debut here, and it’s a very strong effort, suggesting a huge talent on the rise.Full review
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Common Sense Media
Notable Moments of the movie The Pursuit of Margin Call – Watch Here Now!
Senior Partners Emergency Meeting
Peter Sullivan discovers the firm’s projected losses on MBS products
John Tuld: There are three ways to make a living in this business: be first, be smarter, or cheat.
Will Emerson: You know, the feeling that people experience when they stand on the edge like this isn’t the fear of falling – it’s the fear that they might jump
John Tuld: Maybe you could tell me what is going on. And please, speak as you might to a young child. Or a golden retriever. It wasn’t brains that brought me here; I assure you that.
Eric Dale: I run risk management… it just doesn’t seem like a natural place to start cutting.
Will Emerson: [to Seth] Listen, nothing I’m gonna say is going to make you feel any better. It’s just going to suck for a while and then you’ll be fine.
Sam Rogers: You are panicking.
John Tuld: If you’re first out the door, that’s not called panicking.
Peter Sullivan: Look at these people. Wandering around with absolutely no idea what’s about to happen.
Will Emerson: Well, you’re a better man than me.
Eric Dale: That’s always been true.
Jared Cohen: Sometimes in an acute situation such as this, often, what is right can take on multiple interpretations.
Will Emerson: [as he is leaving Eric’s place] Hey Eric? Don’t beat yourself too much about this stuff, all right? Some people like driving the long way home. Who the fuck knows, right?
Sarah Robertson: At the time, it didn’t seem like there was much of a choice.
Eric Dale: It never does.