Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

  • 2016
  • US
  • 1h 28min
  • Directed by: Steve James
  • Cast: Neil Barofsky, Ti-Hua Chang, Margaret Colin

Illuminating and inspiring documentary from Oscar nominee Steve James about the criminal fallout over the 2008 financial crisis. Seasoned documentarian James (Hoop Dreams, The Interrupters) has a knack of exploring universal themes through specific experiences.

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Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

3 Jul 20174 stars

Illuminating and inspiring documentary from Oscar nominee Steve James

As a response to the 2008 financial crisis, Steve James's documentary is perfectly formed from its title down. While other films – including Curtis Hanson's 2011 TV doc Too Big to Fail – have focused on the bailout of the big banks responsible, James…

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