* Arbitrage: A troubled hedge fund magnate desperate to complete the sale of his trading empire makes an error that forces him to turn to an unlikely person for help. This movie illustrates an ongoing distributive negotiation between two trading magnates. It raises questions regarding business ethics. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1764183/
* Bridge of Spies: During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet captured American U2 spy plane pilot, Francis Gary Powers. Film focuses on international negotiations between governments with high political risks. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3682448/
* Tetris: From Russia with Love â€ During February 1989 the popular video game Tetris was the subject of a series of three negotiations. The BBC documentary touches on many of the themes of the course, including building relationships, protection of intellectual property, interests, rights, and power. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0409371/
* Die the Good Death â€ This cultural psychology documentary explores Hindu Indian beliefs about death and the psychology of mortality anxiety. Michael Morris, a culture scholar and professor at Columbia Business School, narrates the film, which has been shown at festivals in Guatemala, Spain, and Armenia. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2450038/
* Beijing Bicycle â€ This movie is a good introduction to Chinese culture. A seventeenâ€yearâ€old country boy working in Beijing as a courier has his bicycle stolen, and finds it with a schoolboy his age. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0276501/
* Monsoon Wedding â€ Indian culture is portrayed in this movie. A stressed father, a brideâ€toâ€be with a secret, a smitten event planner, and relatives from around the world create much ado about the preparations for an arranged marriage in India. www.imdb.com/title/tt0265343/
* City of God â€ This movie is useful to illustrate Brazilian culture. Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer. www.imdb.com/title/tt0317248/
* L’auberge espagnole â€ This movie introduces intercultural interactions. A straitâ€laced French student moves into an apartment in Barcelona with a cast of six other characters from all over Europe. Together, they speak the international language of love and friendship. www.imdb.com/title/tt0283900/
* The Gods Must Be Crazy â€ A traveling Bushman (indigenous people from southern Africa) encounters modern civilization. This movie can be used to illustrate difficulties in intercultural interaction because of language and culture. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0080801/?ref_=sr_1
* You Only Live Twice â€ This movie provides examples of intercultural situations as James Bond has to learn to interact with Japanese and Chinese cultures. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0062512/
* The Trap: What Happened to Our Dream of Freedom â€ This BBC documentary explains the structure of the prisonerâ€™s dilemma and its consequences. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0979263/
* Syriana â€ This movie illustrates corrupt practices in the oil industry. It is based loosely on Exxonâ€™s acquisition of Mobil and the tactics that in 1996 Mobil used to acquire 25 percent of the Tengiz oil field in Kazakhstan, during which $500 million of the payment did not make it into Kazak government accounts. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0365737/
Answer the following questions.
- Explain the premise of the movie and mention if you liked/disliked it.
- What specific scenes in the movie relate to a negotiation tactic/style you learned in this class?
- What did the characters in the movie do right/wrong during the negotiation?
- Mention if you would recommend this movie to others.
- Are there any other movies not on the suggested film list that you recommend we add?
- 1,200 word minimum, single spaced, and 12 point Times New Roman font.