It's more than a movie - it can be termed a case by case in-depth analysis of a giant corporate company detailing the reason for its downfall. The movie represents a sort of flashback sequence of events narrated by insiders of Enron, along with intermittent logical captions that would unlock the imagination of any movie watcher. Indeed, this makes the movie quite different from other similar movies of its genre. As a result, it has been able to truly reveal to the public the magnitude of Enron scandal and how it hurt the interests of its employees and shareholders.The legal issues and complications that were caused by the Enron scandal have become a black mark in American corporate history. (Findarticles.com )
The movie starts with a flashback showing the suicide of Cliff Baxter, a top executive of the Enron Corporation. It also gives a brief biography of Kenneth Lay who founded Enron in the year 1985. It shows the gradual transition and growth of Kenneth Lay from an ordinary lad to the one of the most influential business tycoons of America’s corporate world who ultimately was put behind bars. It also describes the characters in detail, particularly with reference to Kenneth Lay who had close connections with the Bush administration from the very beginning. Lay was a strong supporter of deregulating of the entire natural gas energy sector within the US.