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Le capital (2012)

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The newly appointed CEO of a giant European investment bank works to hold on to his power when an American hedge fund company tries to buy out his company.

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Diane Tourneuil
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Maud Baron
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Raphaël Sieg
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Jack Marmande
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Claude Marmande
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Antoine de Suze
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Jean Rameur
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Boris Breton
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Théo Craillon
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Stanley Greenball
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Bonnafet Tarbouriech ...
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Storyline

When the CEO of France's Phenix Bank collapses on the golf course, Machiavellian young executive Marc Tourneuil is crowned as his replacement. A whirlwind of ruthless ambition, power struggles, greed and deception ensues as Tourneuil's brutal ascent is jeopardized by a hostile takeover attempt from a large American hedge fund led by Dittmar Rigule, erotic distractions from international supermodel Nassim, and adversaries with an agenda for destruction. Written by Cohen Media Group

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Rated R for sexual content, language and drug use | See all certifications »
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14 November 2012 (France)  »

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Kapital  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$22,400, 27 October 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$95,272, 8 November 2013
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Goofs

In a dinner scene towards 67 minutes into the film, the liquid level in a bottle in front of Marc Tourneuil keep on changing between shots. See more »

Quotes

L'oncle Bruno: Your bank makes money and you lay people off. How do you cope?
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Soundtracks

Dittmar on the phone
Tous titres écrits et composées par Alban Sautour
Editions musicales KG Productions
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I was expecting a bad movie
3 October 2014 | by See all my reviews

I have seen the posters. Gad Elmaleh and Costa Gavras? Well, Costa Gavras directed nobodies like Ion Caramitru, so why not a stand up comedy man? Than I have read the reviews. The world is not like that, they say.

I have watched the movie. Maybe there are a bit too many characters on screen. I can say that of all of Costa Gavras' movies I have seen so far. But the story is good. And it's the best business-themed movie I have seen.

So what I can tell you is go see the movie and find for yourself if you like it. Just keep in mind this is not a reality TV show about white collar crime. Maybe it's true that the television has a strong impact on the way audiences perceive the big screen stories.

Contact me with Questions, Comments or Suggestions ryitfork @ bitmail.ch


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