The masters of the universe are not politicians or armies or governments. The true masters of the universe are investment banks.
A powerful German banker gives us a disturbing vision of their emotions, motivations and predictions, while revealing a parallel universe of exorbitant incomes and ruthless pressure.
We discover a system that isolates bankers from the rest of the world and makes them incapable of reflecting on their own jobs.
The film is a vertiginous look inside the bubble behind the financial bubble, with no end in sight.— The New York Times, Nicolas Rapold
Former investment banker Rainer Voss gets his closeup in Marc Bauder's riveting documentary.— Variety, Jay Weissberg
Bauder's film is a diagnosis of a system that is hopelessly sick and not being treated.— Village Voice, Alan Scherstuhl