A new Wall Street movie just premiered, and instead of the usual hookers and blow you might expect, this one’s about feelings and soul-searching.
“Demolition” premiered Thursday at the Toronto International Film Festival and the reviews are mixed. As The New York Times put it, “Jake Gyllenhaal Gets Weird.”
Gyllenhaal’s character is a young financier who sets out to find himself after his wife unexpectedly dies.
In the trailer, Gyllenhaal’s character, Davis Mitchell, appears to experience a complete transformation from a rigid Wall Streeter who wakes up at 5:30 a.m. – and whose firm manages $6 billion – to a whimsical family man.
Eventually, he even quits his finance job and joins a wrecking crew, according to a Variety review.
Maybe it will inspire others to abandon the high-strung lifestyle.
Here’s the trailer: