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Equity (2016)

R | | Drama | 29 July 2016 (USA)
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Senior investment banker Naomi Bishop is threatened by a financial scandal and must untangle a web of corruption.

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Naomi Bishop is an investment banker determined to overcome a previous stain to her professional reputation, which is a challenge in the male dominated financial sector she works in. As Naomi in that spirit makes her move managing a burgeoning new tech IPO, she has to endure not only the condescension of her colleagues, but also her imperious client even as troubling new developments cloud the venture's future. Against that, the probing of a college friend turned Federal investment law prosecutor and the conniving of her double-dealing boyfriend seem to be manageable complications, until a betrayal by a trusted colleague threatens to ruin everything. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Rated R for language throughout | See all certifications »
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$82,434, 29 July 2016, Limited Release

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$1,604,101, 6 November 2016
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Bloomberg - a lead sponsor - did not pay to be a part of the film, but instead lended resources to assist in the production including two Bloomberg executives - Mindy Massucci (TV) and Michael Marinello (Corporate) - who consulted with the producers and writers throughout the production. See more »

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Set in San Francisco and Silicon Valley California, coffee cups from Dunkin Donuts and Utz potato chip bags are seen. These products are available east of the Mississippi and reflect the movie's filming location of Philadelphia PA. See more »

Quotes

Michael Connor: You know what's weird about the whole privacy thing?
Naomi Bishop: What?
Michael Connor: Half the world is paranoid and the other half's password is "password."
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References All the President's Men (1976) See more »

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Written by Robbie Crowell
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The Rainmaker
11 January 2017 | by See all my reviews

Naomi Bishop (Anna Gunn) is the perfect prototype of the fearlessly ambitious women in corporate America today. Written by Sarah Megan Thomas (who also plays the supporting character Erin Manning), Naomi Bishop pulls no punches about her love for money and the power and security she wants all for herself. Anna Gunn gives a remarkable performance which thankfully puts to bed her role as whining Skyler White (Breaking Bad). The movie touches upon all the pitfalls a woman must skirt in order to get to the top of the cutthroat investment banking world although the over the top seduction of a young broker by Federal Prosecutor Samantha (Alysia Reiner)was painful to watch. "Equity" stands out for its revealing portrayal of unabashed greed that has crashed through the nurturing and loving image maintained (or perhaps foisted upon) women in the Western world.


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