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 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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 »
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 »
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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