Golden Globe Nominee

In 2008, stockbroker, investment advisor and financier Bernie Madoff made headlines around the world when he was arrested for perpetrating perhaps the largest financial fraud in U.S. history. Read More

“Scene after scene bristles.”

— Salon

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Let Them Come to You

The cast and crew discuss how Madoff pulled off his historic fraud, and how they dug into the story.

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Find out more about the “riveting” film being praised for its “powerhouse performances.”

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