What is the film ‘the Accountant’ about?
‘The Accountant’ is a Hollywood action film which was released in 2016. The main actor of the film is Ben Affleck. The movie is about a man with high- functioning autism who is a certified accountant. One can find certified accountants at accountants Tewkesbury companies such as Randall Payne.
The main character Christian Wolff, known as ‘the Accountant,’ earns his living by sorting out the finances of criminals and terrorist organisations around the world. His clients usually experience internal embezzlement.
In the film, Christian is abandoned by his mother at a young age as she cannot cope with his behaviour and is overwhelmed. Consequently, this leads to Christian’s father teaching him and his brother martial arts, so they are not exploited. Christian’s father had denied him a chance to stay in an environment that is better for his sensory processing disorder when he was first diagnosed with autism.
The movie then goes back to the present, Christopher works as a forensic accountant from a small office. He exposes insider financial discrepancies. ‘The Accountant’ is then hired by a company’s founder and CEO to audit the company after some discrepancies are found. The company’s CFO was forced to commit suicide by some hitmen and the CEO claimed that the CFO killed himself from guilt from the embezzlement.
After assassins fail to kill Christopher, it is shown that the company CEO’s sister is the next target. Christopher saves her before taking her to his storage unit. Christopher than finds out that the CEO was the culprit behind the embezzlement.