“It continued to shock us. I understood pretty early that we are really assisting in [political theorist] Hannah Arendt’s banality of evil at every level of the system,” said Nanau during Deadline’s Contenders Film: The Nominees virtual event.
The documentary has earned Oscar nominations for both Documentary Feature and Best International Feature.
From Magnolia Pictures and Participant, it follows a team of investigative journalists as they uncover shocking, widespread corruption. After a deadly nightclub fire, the mysterious death of the owner of a powerful pharmaceutical firm, and the quiet resignation of a health minister—seemingly unrelated events, all within weeks of each other—the team of reporters exposes a much larger,