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Jul 072017
 

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“Captivating” – The Boston Globe
“De Niro excels…” – The New York Times
“Pfeiffer is stunning” – Entertainment Weekly

THE WIZARD OF LIES
 
Starring Oscar Winner Robert De Niro and Oscar Nominee Michelle Pfeiffer Directed by Oscar Winner Barry Levinson

Available for Digital Download on July 10, 2017 or Purchase the Acclaimed Film on Blu-ray & DVD October 3, 2017

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In 2008, stockbroker, investment adviser and financier Bernie Madoff made headlines around the world when he was arrested for perpetrating the largest Ponzi scheme in U.S. history. HBO Films’ The Wizard of Lies chronicles the events that led up to Madoff’s admission and the devastating aftermath. Watch Robert De Niro give “one of this best screen performances” (The New York Times) when The Wizard of Lies is available for Digital Download July 10th, 2017 and on Blu-ray™ and DVD October 3rd, 2017.

Starring two-time Oscar-winner Robert De Niro as Bernie Madoff and three-time Oscar nominee Michelle Pfeiffer as his wife Ruth, this HBO Films drama dissects the events that led to the Wall Street financier's stunning downfall in December 2008 for defrauding investors of over $65 billion in the most infamous Ponzi scheme in U.S. history. Directed by Oscar-winner Barry Levinson, The Wizard of Lies vividly recounts Madoff's audacious deceptions that culminated in his vilification while catapulting his wife and two sons into a harsh and unrelenting spotlight, with tragic consequences.

The ensemble cast includes Alessandro Nivola, Nathan Darrow, Kristen Connolly, Lily Rabe, Hank Azaria and more. Executive produced by Oscar®-winner Barry Levinson,  Emmy-winner Tom Fontana, Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal, and Berry Welsh.

Wizard of Lies
Blu-ray  & DVDStreet Date:   October 3, 2017
Order Date:   August 29, 2017
Rating:           TV-MA
Runtime:       Approx. 133 Minutes

 

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