Fall 2008. The Nether­lands were one of many coun­tries affected by the finan­cial crisis. This unique glimpse behind the scenes intro­duces former politi­cians and finan­cial super­vi­sors who talk about the deci­sions they were forced to make in this ill-fated period.
Our banks seemed very safe. Until it turned out the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008 set off a global finan­cial crisis that also infected the Nether­lands. This docu­men­tary takes us back to this period, when Dutch leaders and super­vi­sors were caught unawares by the mone­tary mayhem. Our economy and pros­perity were at stake and politi­cians and finan­cial experts were forced to play a game, the rules of which they still had to invent. The protag­o­nists look back on these seven ill-fated days full of devilish decisions. 

Title: De achtste dag
Year: 2018
Duration : 1 hour, 32 minutes
Category: Long Documentary
Edition: NFF 2018

GeschiedenisPolitiek

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