“I am sick to death of poor people.”
That about sums up the philosphy of The Riot Club, the ultra-exclusive society at already tony Oxford University, where the future leaders of the world learn to be unrepentant assholes — and maybe learn that they can get away with murder with the right connections.
Danish director Lone Scherfig, who previously explored the lives of young adults in An Education and One Day, translates Laura Wade’s West End play of the same name to the big screen. (Wade adapted the screenplay.)
The Riot Club will have its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival.