Centering on Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, the film goes behind closed doors to examine the symbiotic relationship between Wall Street and Washington. Directed by Academy Award winner Curtis Hanson, the film features an all-star cast lead by Academy Award winner William Hurt, Emmy and Academy Award nominee Paul Giamatti, Academy Award nominee James Woods, Emmy(R) winner Cynthia Nixon, Topher Grace and Billy Crudup.
HBO Films(R) critically acclaimed and Emmy(R) nominated film Too Big to Fail presents a searing and explosive account of the events that led to the 2008 financial crisis and how the U.S. economy was brought back from the brink of collapse.
Releasing June 12, 2012, Too Big to Fail on "Blu-ray with HBO Select" ($24.98), DVD ($19.97) and Digital Download includes bonus materials that explore the making of the film along with reactions from cast, crew and financial experts about the crisis.
"Blu-ray with HBO Select" offers buyers the choice of three ways to watch in one set - Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download - and at no additional cost. The digital copy is redeemable via a provider of your choice: iTunes, Vudu or Amazon, as well as an UltraViolet copy through supporting providers.
Hailed as "mesmerizing" (The Hollywood Reporter), "sensational" (New York Post) and "superb" (Reuters), Too Big To Fail is based on the bestselling book by Andrew Ross Sorkin and offers an intimate look at the powerful men and women who decided the fate of the world's economy in a matter of a few weeks. Centering on Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, the film goes behind closed doors to examine the symbiotic relationship between Wall Street and Washington. Directed by Academy Award(R) winner Curtis Hanson (LA Confidential), the film features an all-star cast lead by Academy Award(R) winner William Hurt (Kiss of the Spider Woman), Emmy(R) and Academy Award(R) nominee Paul Giamatti (Cinderella Man, John Adams), Academy Award(R) nominee James Woods (Ghosts of Mississippi), Emmy(R) winner Cynthia Nixon (Sex And The City), Topher Grace (Spider-Man 3) and Billy Crudup (Public Enemies).
* "The Making Of Too Big To Fail" (Blu-ray with HBO Select only) - The cast and crew share their thoughts on the events that inspire the film
* "Opening the Vault on the Financial Crisis" (Blu-ray with HBO Select only) - The cast, crew and financial experts discuss the origins of the economic crisis
* "Timeline of a Crisis"- An in-depth look at pivotal events that impacted the economic crisis
Too Big to Fail
"Blu-ray with HBO Select" & DVD
Street Date: June 12, 2012
Runtime: Approx. 118 minutes (with bonus features)
Price: $24.99 "Blu-ray with HBO Select" SRP
Price: $19.97 DVD SRP
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May 8, 2012, 7:06 am - PR