Mitchell Butel, Natalie Alexopoulos and Luke Joslin (l-r) - Mitchell Butel, Natalie Alexopoulos, Luke Joslin (l-r) Sydney, Australia - The cast and puppets from the adult-oriented 'Avenue Q' puppet show in a photo-call at the Theatre Royal ahead of the show's opening night. Tuesday 11th August 2009
The Bank plays out like a tribute to the great master of suspense, Alfred Hitchcock, complete with a string-heavy soundtrack. The story follows an intricate game of stock speculation, personal vendettas, paranoid delusions, and computer hacking within the corporate world of financial institution Centrabank. The company has recently hit some rough spots and CEO Simon O'Reilly (Anthony LaPaglia) -- an arrogant, cold, bastard of a businessman -- spends most of his days closing branches, laying people off, and getting heat from the board. To relieve the pressure, Simon hires math genius Jim Doyle (David Wenham) to help predict the stock market gyrations and thus put the bank back in the black. Of course, Simon knows Jim's software could not only save Centrabank's bottom line but will also deliver financial omnipotence to its owner.
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