The Wolf of Wall Street

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Star­ring Leonardo Di Caprio Opens Christ­mas Day The Wolf of Wall Street for pro­duc­er­star Leonardo DiCaprio with an eye to tai­lor­ing the ma­te­rial to di­rec­tor Martin Scors­ese, DiCaprio’s fre­quent cre­ative part­ner ( The De­parted, Shut­ter Is­land, The Avi­a­tor). Win­ter says his re­search led him to the con­clu­sion that while the highly vis­i­ble Jor­dan Belforts of the fi­nan­cial world were easy tar­gets for du­bi­ous moral­ists such as Mad­off, they were ul­ti­mately nickel-and-dimers com­pared to some of the big, bad Wall Street in­sti­tu­tions. “Go­ing into this, I quickly re­al­ized th­ese weren’t the fat cats that were de­stroy­ing our econ­omy,” Win­ter says of Belfort and his peers at a press con­fer­ence for The Wolf of Wall Street. “Th­ese were the street urchins. They were try­ing to be the guys that were re­ally si­mul­ta­ne­ously rob­bing our coun­try of bil­lions and bil­lions of dol­lars,” Win­ter says. “They rep­re­sented an at­ti­tude more

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