Three investors, wolves in sheep’s clothes, can’t for their life find heart or soul. In their jets, they circle the globe, preaching love and earning gold. Smoke and mirrors is their game, ministers, unions and kings enjoy their fame.
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This fastidiously sophisticated, fearlessly surreal movie captures nothingness of capitalism, which doesn't mean that it is fun. And also this is another needlessly Asians-are-weird-and-funny-because-asians-are-diffrent-kind-of-human-from-us-caucasian film BOOM.
An eulogy to the deadpan absurdity of Neoliberal capitalism, shot à la Eugene Green - actors directly addressing the viewers, breaking the fourth wall - without the comic relief offered by Toni Erdmann. We are left with the shallow trivialities of globalization, political corruption, food design, class distinction, and European cultural pessimism, save for the quintessential Italian grandstanding, annoying as ever.