‘Adults in the Room’ lays bare a European failure. It is not the Greek crisis.

1. On the Rhetorical Mode

The poster for the film of “Adults in the Room”, released in 2019
Greek protests during the years of the crisis

2. On the Economic Arguments

The vertical green line points to the introduction of the euro in 2002, while the blue line indicates the global financial crash in 2008.
La Défense in Paris, Europe’s largest business district

3. On the German Conundrum

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble
The Port of Piraeus in Athens, now owned by a Chinese conglomerate

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