$upercapitalist (2012)

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A maverick New York hedge fund trader moves to Hong Kong and orchestrates a mega-deal that swiftly escalates beyond his control. Caught between competing forces in America and Asia in a ruthless culture of profits at all costs, he desperately negotiates and maneuvers inside China's closed, complex society. With his life and Hong Kong's future staked on a corrupt billion dollar deal, the trader takes the ultimate risk. -- (C) Official Site

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Mystery & Suspense
Directed By:
Written By: Simon Yin, Derek Ting
In Theaters:
Box Office: $15.9k
Runtime:
Truly Indie - Official Site

Cast


as Connor Lee

as Mark Patterson

as Quentin Wong

as Natalie Wang

as Victor Chang

as Donald Chang

as Richard Chang

as Morris Brown

as Uncle Jang

as Michael Baker

as Gary

as Kelvin Chau

as Investor 1

as Investor 2

as Jorge/Phantom Superc...

as Trader 1

as Trader 3

as Mark's Wife

as Mark's Daughter

as Bhavani Raval

as Mukund Raval

as Taxi Driver

as Conner's Dad

as Bloomberg Anchor

as Stock Analyst

as News Reporter

as News Reporter

as Interviewee 1

as Interviewee 2

as Interviewee

as Mrs. Chau

as Call Girl 1

as Call Girl 2

as Tour Guide
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Critic Reviews for $upercapitalist

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (9)

The dull, hectoring financial melodrama "Supercapitalist" has all the spark of a high school assembly skit about not letting friends drive drunk.

Full Review… | August 31, 2012
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

Whatever the makers of "$upercapitalist" had in mind, what they've created is a clunky and cliched melodrama set in the world of international high finance.

Full Review… | August 24, 2012
San Francisco Chronicle
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A Walmart "Wall Street," the hedge-fund drama "Supercapitalist" is junk merchandise stamped "made in China."

Full Review… | August 10, 2012
New York Post
Top Critic

Dry as new bank notes and doggedly uncinematic, Simon Yin's "$upercapitalist" approaches the seamy side of international finance with a story as stale as the subprime meltdown.

Full Review… | August 9, 2012
New York Times
Top Critic

Filled with enough clichés (finance culture seems to have the same frat-boy DNA the world over, bro) to be broken up and sold in pieces as junk material.

Full Review… | August 9, 2012
New York Daily News
Top Critic

$upercapitalist seems naïve about both the market and the humans who operate in it.

Full Review… | August 9, 2012
AV Club
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