R | | Drama, Thriller
A troubled hedge fund magnate desperate to complete the sale of his trading empire makes an error that forces him to turn to an unlikely person for help.
Rittenband, the judge's name in the film, is also the name of the actual judge who sat on a number of high profile Celebrity court cases , including the Roman Polanski's trial in the late Seventies.
But you took a huge bet on the housing crisis in the middle of the biggest boom in housing anybody has ever seen. Why?
Robert Miller: I'm a child of the '50s. My father welded steel for the Navy, and my mother worked at the V.A. They lived through the Depression, ...
Coming home from Jimmy's, Robert first calls a servant then his wife with a bedside phone. After the first call, he sits on the bed with the receiver in his right hand, filmed from behind. After the shot change, we see his front. He has his arms strangely crossed, the receiver sits on the telephone. The pacing suggests, though, that no time has passed between the two shots.
Van Cleef & Arpels, the French jewelry, watch, and perfume company is incorrectly shown as "Van Cleef & Aprels" in the credits roll.
$2,002,165 (USA) (16 September 2012)
$7,918,283 (USA) (13 January 2013)