Out of the Clear Blue Sky Synopsis
A behind-the-scenes saga of Wall Street powerhouse Cantor Fitzgerald and its tremendous loss of 658 employees in the September 11th attacks.
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The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
A fascinating study of a man, and a firm, deeply changed by catastrophe.
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Variety

By Ronnie Scheib
The novelty of helmer Gardner’s approach to 9/11, her insider’s look at the almost unimaginable difficulties faced by Cantor Fitzgerald in...
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Slant Magazine

By Rob Humanick
By de-emphasizing politics in favor of humanitarianism, Danielle Gardner's work also suggests how Americans might yet unify even as the...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
A fully rounded and complicated portrait of both the man and a company that somehow managed to survive under devastating circumstances.
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out of the clear blue sky

By margitp
Very well done documentary, not easy to do when you are a person who lost your brother on 9/11--but also how she began footage from the beginning of the event and likely how she gained access to the...

Moving, Cautionary Story of Cantor Fitzgerald Victims & Survivors

By nancygagnier
This is an important perspective on what happens to the families of victims and a reminder that they are forever changed by a loss that was very public. It's also a cautionary tale about the ways...

Very Very Good! Especially great tribute on 9/11 release.

By zmongiovi
I really enjoyed this movie and I thought it was a great representation of the fallout from 9/11. The events of that day are well documented and captured in the film but the story is one that can be...

Out of the clear blue sky

By umngane
This is a great movie for bring closure to the whole concept of what happened to Cantor Fitzgerald in the years after 9/11. There was a lot of negativity about the company and the movie clarifies...

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