SAMURAI AND IDIOTS ‐ THE OLYMPUS AFFAIR

SHOWTIME: 
SATURDAY, 7/16/2016 2:00 PM

Co-presented by World Affairs Council

Language/subtitles: Japanes|English
Year: 2014,
Running Time: 1h 16min
Director: Hyoe Yamamoto
Country: Japan
Genre: Documentary
Premiere Status: North America

In October 2011, Michael Woodford was suddenly ousted as CEO of Olympus Corporation, a multi‐billion dollar Japanese optical company. What followed was international media furor which exposed one of the biggest scandals in Japanese corporate history. The film chronicles the saga of egregious corporate malefactors and a doomed East‐West clash.