Spring Programme: The Big Short
As early as March of 2005, a small handful of commodities traders, financial analysts and stock speculators were able to foretell the spectacular and unprecedented collapse of the American banking sector; the biggest since the Great Depression. With banks convolutedly shifting money between various failing accounts based on a housing market previously thought infallible, a widespread fraud that few could see unfolding was about to come tumbling down.
Won an Oscar®.
'Adam McKay's financial-crisis comedy turns a dense economics lecture into a hyper-caffeinated postmodern farce.' - Andrew Barker, Variety
'The Big Short will affirm your deepest cynicism about Wall Street while simultaneously restoring your faith in Hollywood.' - A.O. Scott, The New York Times