In 2008, Wall Street guru Michael Burry realizes that a number of subprime home loans are in danger of defaulting. Burry bets against the housing market by throwing more than $1 billion of his investors’ money into credit default swaps. His actions attract the attention of banker Jared Vennett, hedge-fund specialist Mark Baum and other greedy opportunists. Together, these men make a fortune by taking full advantage of the impending economic collapse in America.
Selena plays cameo in that movie she was sitting next to Dr. Richard Thaler, the father of behavioral economics, at a blackjack table for the eye-opening lesson and explains how a synthetic CDO works.
11 December 2015 – US
“The Big Short” by Michael Lewis
Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Arnon Milchan, Brad Pitt
Regency Enterprises, Plan B Entertainment
Biography, Comedy, Drama, History