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1 hr. 48 min.

Plot Summary
Although his firm lost more than 600 employees in the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Cantor Fitzgerald CEO Howard Lutnick becomes a veritable pariah within weeks of the tragedy.


Director: Danielle Gardner

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Area23A

Out of the Clear Blue Sky (2012)

Release Date: September 6th, 2013|1 hr. 48 min.

critic reviews (4)
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  • 70
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    A fully rounded and complicated portrait of both the man and a company that somehow managed to survive under devastating circumstances. show more

  • 88
    Rob Humanick Slant Magazine

    By de-emphasizing politics in favor of humanitarianism, Danielle Gardner's work also suggests how Americans might yet unify even as the world around them threatens to tear itself apart. show more

  • 100
    Jeannette Catsoulis The New York Times

    A fascinating study of a man, and a firm, deeply changed by catastrophe. show more

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