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The Wolf of Wall Street

Biography Comedy Crime


 

Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stockbroker to his desperate fall.

This character driven story is an amoral orgy of excess fuelled by drugs, sex... and money. While being an indictment of greed, there are no moralistic judgements; instead the white-collar criminals damn themselves. Outrageous hilarity ensues as the audience are invited to revel in unbridled decadence and debauchery. A stylistic and witty film featuring remarkable performances, the only flaw is an overindulgence in running time, making it difficult to hold the audience's attention in parts. Although it huffs and puffs, it just doesn't quite blow the house down.

Andrew O'Dea

Wide Release 23rd January 2014
Roadshow Films 180 mins