American Thief

Directed by Miguel Silveira
Miguel Silveira
Omnibus Entertainment
2020
78 Minutes
USA
English
Thriller, Drama
Not Rated
Aspect Ratio: 2.39:1
Theatrical booking
Jimmy Weaver
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Festival and non-theatrical booking
Maxwell Wolkin
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Materials and print traffic
Jimmy Weaver
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Press Inquiries
Michael Krause
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Synopsis

Filmed and scripted around true events between 2015-2019, AMERICAN THIEF straddles fiction and documentary as its protagonists become pawns in a plot to derail the 2016 presidential election. Toncruz, a teenage hacker, wants to avenge his father's murder while fellow-hacker, Diop, wants to fight for justice. Paul, a disgruntled internet vlogger known as "Man in the Van" and Toncruz are contacted by an Unidentified User on the deep web who claims he can provide them with the truth. Meanwhile, an artificial intelligence programmer, observes what unfolds as she fails to contain the monster she’s created. A fast-paced action/thriller that integrates fictional characters with real events creating an intense tale of dystopian conspiracy that will keep you transfixed.

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