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The Bank (2001)

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The Bank is a thriller about banking, corruption and alchemy.

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The Bank is a thriller about banking, corruption and alchemy.

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Public enemy number one: The Bank

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Some scenes were actually shot on the uppers floors of a major bank's corporate headquarters in Melbourne. See more »

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In the first scene at the school house, the date, Monday 20th March 1977, is written on the chalkboard. March 20, 1977 was a Sunday. See more »

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Simon O'Reilly: The Bomb ended the War.
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Greed is good!
8 December 2002 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

Greed is at the core of this film. It's incredible how money can corrupt people to the point that it will make them do things that ultimately, they will live to regret.

It was a surprise to see this Australian film that only played a couple of weeks in New York. It's a much better picture than some of the very highly regarded ones that came out just about the same time and are still around, while this one went back to Australia, probably.

The director, Robert Connelly presents us with a story that's very plausible. In it, the greedy banker, played with fine assurance by Anthony LaPaglia, wants to be able to get rich with a scheme that is presented to him by the mysterious David Wenham.

Aside from some of the technical aspects of the financial world, it is very entertaining and very nicely acted by all the actors in it.


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