|Written by||Karim Boukercha|
|Based on||Le Capital|
by Stéphane Osmont
|Produced by||Michèle Ray-Gavras|
|Edited by||Yannick Kergoat|
|Music by||Armand Amar|
|Distributed by||Mars Distribution|
Capital (French: Le capital) is a 2012 French drama film directed by Costa-Gavras, about ruthless ambition, power struggle, greed and deception in the international world of finance.
The film follows an executive who is appointed the new CEO of a large French bank, and upsets the bank's board of directors when he begins to take unilateral control of the bank, laying off a large number of employees and making a corrupt deal with the head of an American hedge fund.
The film received slightly above average reviews during its initial appearance at various film festivals.
It was the closing film at the Festival International du Film Indépendant de Bordeaux in Bordeaux, France. It was nominated for the Golden Shell for best film, the Silver Shell for Best Director and the special jury prize at the 2012 San Sebastián International Film Festival and a FIPRESCI prize at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival.
The film began regular public showings on 14 November 2012.
Shown at 36th annual Mill Valley Film Festival, at the Christopher B Smith Film Centre on 4 October 2013. Costa-Gavras was present and answered questions at a Q&A conducted by Peter Coyote.