‘Greed’ Director Michael Winterbottom Says Film’s End Credits Were Censored By Head of Sony Pictures International

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‘Greed’ Director Michael Winterbottom Says Film’s End Credits Were Censored By Head of Sony Pictures International
Michael Winterbottom said that title cards preceding the ending credits of his new film “Greed” were censored ahead of the movie’s release by the head of Sony Pictures International.

Winterbottom’s film is a satire of the world of high fashion designed to call attention to the wealth inequality between the richest fashion moguls and the lowest level employees who make the clothes. In an interview with The Guardian Monday, Winterbottom says that Sony Pictures International head of production Laine Kline refused to allow the director to include a series of title cards at the end of the film that criticized specific, individual brands.

According to The Guardian, a test screening of “Greed” in March ended with facts about how much workers in Myanmar and Bangladesh earned working in factories compared to the net worth of the owners of fashion brands H&m and Zara. Winterbottom says that Kline refused
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