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Too Big to Fail is a american film of genre Drama directed by Curtis Hanson released in USA on 22 may 2011 with William Hurt

Too Big to Fail (2011)

Too Big to Fail
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Released in USA 22 may 2011
Length 1h38
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama
Rating72% 3.648593.648593.648593.648593.64859

Too Big to Fail is a U.S. television drama film first broadcast on HBO on May 23, 2011 based on Andrew Ross Sorkin's non-fiction book Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System—and Themselves (2009). The film was directed by Curtis Hanson. It received 11 nominations at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards; Paul Giamatti's portrayal of Ben Bernanke earned him the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie at the 18th Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Synopsis

Too Big to Fail chronicles the 2008 financial meltdown, focusing on the actions of U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson (William Hurt) to contain the problems during the period of August 2008 to October 13, 2008. Dick Fuld (James Woods), CEO of Lehman Brothers, is seeking external investment, but investors are wary as Lehman is seriously exposed to toxic housing assets and the Treasury is ideologically opposed to offering any sort of bailout as it did for Bear Stearns.

Actors

William Hurt

(Henry Paulson)
Edward Asnere

(Warren Buffett)
Billy Crudup

(Timothy Geithner)
Paul Giamatti

(Ben Bernanke)
Topher Grace

(Jim Wilkinson)
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