The Divide tells the story of 7 individuals striving for a better life in modern day US and UK - where the top 0.1% owns as much wealth as the bottom 90%. By plotting these tales together, we uncover how virtually every aspect of our lives is controlled by one factor: the size of the gap between rich and poor.The film is inspired by "The Spirit Level" by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett.
An Army Special Ops officer returns home from the Middle East to find his sister engaged to an anti-war activist. As the two men clash, and as the war-weary officer pursues a suspected female terrorist posing as a journalist, secrets are revealed, loves are lost and found, and finally, in a public showdown in which America's basic goodness is challenged and defended, lives are changed forever. Written by