Principal photography recently began on Wall Street for a new independent film called Margin Call, a reportedly sympathetic chronicle of the first 24 hours of the global financial crisis. Kevin Spacey is one of the biggest names involved; he plays a veteran trader, and has an interesting objective. “I am trying to humanize bankers,” he told the New York Times. “Everyone talks about facts, figures and debt. I was more interested in what they were feeling.” But do the still-sulking real Americans on Main Street want empathy, or BLOOD? Spacey seems to think these guys need a good hug, not a stoning. “I listened with some degree of surprise about the weight of having knowledge that others don’t, how that shifted relationships—what guys couldn’t even tell their wives at the height of the turmoil." Your heart just bleeds for them, doesn't it?
Kevin Spacey A Dirty Wall Street Sympathizer!
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