The Wizard of Lies (2017) (HNR)
Release Date: October 10, 2017.
"Robert De Niro excels... one of his best screen performances."
The New York Times.
Starring two-time Oscar winner Robert De Niro as Bernie Madoff and three-time Oscar nominee Michelle Pfeiffer as his wife, Ruth, this HBO Films drama dissects the events that led to the Wall Street financier's stunning downfall in December 2008 for defrauding investors of over $65 billion in the most infamous Ponzi scheme in U.S. history. Directed by Oscar winner Barry Levinson, The Wizard of Lies vividly recounts Madoff's audacious deceptions that culminated in his vilification while catapulting his wife and two sons into a harsh and unrelenting spotlight - with tragic consequences. -- (C) HBO Films, 2017, USA.
Starring Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer.
Directed by Barry Levinson.
Genre/Subject: Biography, Crime, Drama, Staff Picks.
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