The movie adaptation of Michael Lewis’s smash hit book The Big Short – the gripping tale of the fund managers who spotted the looming unwinding of America’s financial system in the GFC – comes to Australian theatres on January 14th.
When four outsiders saw what the big banks, media and government refused to, the global collapse of the economy, they had an idea: The Big Short. Their bold investment leads them into the dark underbelly of modern banking where they must question everyone and everything. Based on the true story and best-selling book by Michael Lewis (The Blind Side, Moneyball), and directed by Adam Mckay (Anchorman, Step Brothers) The Big Short stars Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling and Brad Pitt.
To mark the release of the movie Business Insider Australia has 20 great prize packs from Paramount Pictures to give away. Each contains double passes to see The Big Short at participating theatres around Australia, along with a copy of Michael Lewis’s book and a money clip.
To enter, all you need to do is share your standout memory of the global financial crisis in 200 words or less. The best accounts will be chosen as winners from the entries. All you need to do is share where you were, what you were doing, or what you were thinking when you realised the impact of the unfolding situation in the US financial system.
Enter your response in the field below along with your email address. Entries close January 20th. Full terms and conditions are here.