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-hours 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.
Starring Kevin Spacey, Paul Bettany, Jeremy Irons
Director J.C. Chandor