Margin Call is a 2011 American independent drama film, written and directed by J.C. Chandor, and starring Kevin Spacey, Demi Moore, Paul Bettany, Jeremy Irons, Zachary Quinto, Stanley Tucci, Simon Baker, and Penn Badgley.
The film was first shown at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2011 and opened on October 21, 2011 in the United States.
The film takes place over a 24-hour period at a large investment bank (loosely modeled on Lehman Brothers and focuses on the financial crisis of 2007–2010.The film follows the actions taken by a group of employees during the financial collapse.
A thriller that revolves around the key people at a investment bank over a 24-hour period during the early stages of the financial crisis.
Cast overview, first billed only:
Kevin Spacey ... Sam Rogers
Paul Bettany ... Will Emerson
Jeremy Irons ... John Tuld
Zachary Quinto ... Peter Sullivan
Penn Badgley ... Seth Bregman
Simon Baker ... Jared Cohen
Mary McDonnell ... Mary Rogers
Demi Moore ... Sarah Robertson
Stanley Tucci ... Eric Dale
Aasif Mandvi ... Ramesh Shah
Ashley Williams ... Heather Burke
Susan Blackwell ... Lauren Bratberg
Maria Dizzia ... Executive Assistant
Jim Kirk ... Copy Guy
Jimmy Palumbo ... Security Guard
Directed by J.C. Chandor
Produced by Robert Ogden Barnum
Written by J.C. Chandor