Deborah Ross

Banking on greed

The International<br /> 15, Nationwide The Class<br /> 15, Key Cities

The International
15, Nationwide

The Class
15, Key Cities

The International is a big-budget action-espionage thriller starring Clive Owen as an Interpol agent determined to bring down a nasty bank called IBBC. Aside from doing the usual evil things banks do — like, I assume, having only one person behind the counter during the busiest times — it also runs brisk sidelines in arms trafficking, murder, supporting terrorism and promoting conflicts so as to profit from the debt it creates.

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