Multiple Golden Globe® and Emmy® award winner Kelsey Grammer stars alongside three time BAFTA® nominee Tamsin Greig and British Comedy Award nominee Mathew Horne in BREAKING THE BANK, a quintessentially English comedy about Charles Bunbury, an affable but bumbling chairman of a two hundred year old bank, Tuftons.
Discovering a rogue trader (Mathew Horne – Gavin & Stacey) has left the bank in serious financial trouble with rival American and Japanese banks circling like sharks, Charles (Kelsey Grammer – Frasier, Cheers) needs to attempt to secure the future of Tuftons. The only problem is Charles knows nothing about banking…
So when he puts everything on the line in a risky gamble, he ends up breaking the bank, losing his wife Penelope’s (Tamsin Greig – Black Books, Green Wing) family fortune and her in the process.
At rock bottom, Charles’ only hope of saving the bank and winning Penelope back is a homeless, self-trained financial wizard named Oscar (Pearce Quigley – Detectorists), the faint possibility of help from his estranged, anti-capitalist daughter Annabel (Sonya Cassidy – Olympus) and his dog, Taxi.
It’s not much of a team, and they don’t have much of a plan. So it’s probably just as well that Charles doesn’t understand how shorting and hedging might win him the day. But then again, he never did…
Directed by Vadim Jean (Leon The Pig Farmer, Hogfather) and written and produced by Roger Devlin (former banker), BREAKING THE BANK also stars John Michael Higgins (Pitch Perfect, The Good Wife), Doon Mackichan (Smack the Pony, Plebs) and Andrew Sachs (Fawlty Towers).
BREAKING THE BANK IN CINEMAS 3 JUNE 2016 AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL DOWNLOAD FROM 6 JUNE AND TO OWN ON DVD FROM 20 JUNE
Title:Breaking the Bank
In Cinemas:3 June 2016
Digital Download:6 June 2016
DVD Released:20 June 2016
DVD Bonus feature:Making Of featurette (5mins)
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