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Peter T Chattaway

The Riot Club

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Links to our threads on previous Lone Scherfig films Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself (2002), Just Like Home (2007), An Education (2009) and One Day (2011). We don't seem to have a thread on Italian for Beginners (2000).

 

Coming to the VIFF October 3 & 5.

 

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Saw this yesterday at TIFF. I thought it was pretty great.

 

It's based on the play POSH, which was in turn based on the real life Bullingdon Club, of which PM David Cameron was a member. It paints a pretty dark portrait of the entitlement of its members, touching on class and hedonism. Aspects of it remind me of THE WOLF OF WALL STREET, but at Oxford and the upper class rather than strivers. Their hedonist indulgence is rooted in entitlement rather than greed as well.

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