Includes a conversation with writer/director Michael Winterbottom and actor Steve Coogan
Greed tells the story of self-made British billionaire Sir Richard McCreadie (Steve Coogan), whose retail empire is in crisis. For 30 years he has ruled the world of retail fashion – bringing the high street to the catwalk and the catwalk to the high street – but after a damaging public inquiry, his image is tarnished. To save his reputation, he decides to bounce back with a highly publicized and extravagant party celebrating his 60th birthday on the Greek island of Mykonos. A satire on the grotesque inequality of wealth in the fashion industry, the film sees McCreadie’s rise and fall through the eyes of his biographer, Nick (David Mitchell).
2019, 104 minutes, color, DCP | Written and directed by Michael Winterbottom; Screenplay by Sean Gray; with Steve Coogan, Isla Fisher, Shirley Henderson, David Mitchell, and Asa Butterfield
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