Director Michael Winterbottom (THE TRIP, WONDERLAND, and his best film JUDE) and Steve Coogan have worked together many times and they seem too comfortable in this latest offering that tackles too many subjects.
The fashion industry, celerities biographies, Bangladesh garment manufacturing, the Greek commercial collapse, refugees are all targets that Winterbottom cannot decide which he should deem the most important. His film is centred on a court inquiry of a retail fashion billionaire Sir Richard MCreadie (Coogan) nicknamed Greedy for short.
His ex-wife (Isla Fisher) and dutiful subordinate (Sarah Solemani) aid him on the way. While all this is going on, biographer (David Mitchell) puts in his two cents worth, but turns out more annoying than funny.
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